KARACHI: Armed terrorists of banned AhleSunnat Wal Jamaat ( ASWJ) Tuesday night killed Geo News Shia Digital Satellite Engineer Arshad Jafari in the attack on Digital Satellite News Gathering (DSNG) van at Bahadurabad area of Karachi.
The driver and satellite engineer were injured in the attack and rushed to a local hospital for treatment.
Shia satellite engineer of Geo News Arshad Ali Jafri succumbed to his injuries at the hospital while the driver Anees is said to be in stable condition.
The eye witnesses said that the Shia satellite Engineer Of Geo News Arshad Ali Jafari was the main target of terrorists of ASWJ aka SSP terrorists In the DSNG Van attack adding that Arshad Jafari received 7 bullets on him.
DIG East Munir Sheikh said three gunmen riding a motorcycle attacked the DSNG van.
Police have recovered 9MM bullet shells from the site and the DIG added all three attackers were wearing shalwar kameez.
He also said that raids would be conducted overnight to arrest the attackers.
The attackers fled the scene shortly after attacking the Geo News van.
Sindh Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah has summoned a report of the incident from Inspector General Police Sindh. Speaking from the hospital, Geo News Karachi Bureau Chief, Faheem Siddiqui, said that seven of the shots wounded Arshad, the Satellite Engineer.
Three of the shots wounded his stomach, while three were fired on his hands, while one on his face.
While the driver received two bullet wounds on his shoulders. Two members of the team who were also in the van during the attack remained unhurt.