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22 May 2019 | 03:05 PM UTC

Pakistan: Residual disruptions possible after shooting in Karachi May 22

Pakistan News Alert

At least one person killed in shooting incident in Sabzi Mandi area (Karachi) May 22; residual disruptions on Karachi-Hyderabad motorway possible over coming hours

TIMEFRAME expected from 5/22/2019, 12:00 AM until 5/22/2019, 11:59 PM (Asia/Karachi). COUNTRY/REGION Karachi

Event

At least one person was killed and four others were wounded in a shooting incident in the Sabzi Mandi area of Karachi on Wednesday, May 22. According to local sources, the cause of the shooting is under investigation and two people have been arrested in connection with the incident. Police also suspended traffic on the M9 motorway; residual transportation disruptions are possible over the coming hours amid a heightened security presence.  

Advice

Individuals in Karachi are advised to monitor developments to the situation and adhere to any instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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