Sunni cleric Maulana Masood shot dead in Karachi

September 9, 2014 Off By Web Desk

KARACHI: Maulana Masood Baig, Nazim Jamia Binoria and lecturer University of Karachi, was shot dead by unidentified armed motorcyclists in KDA Chowrangi in Nazimabad here on Wednesday.

Four unidentified armed men riding two motorcycles opened fire on him from close range, injuring him severally. He was rushed to Ziauddin Hospital Nazimabad where doctors pronounced him dead.

The assailants fled to unknown destination after swift operation. Sources said that Maulana was travelling to pick up his kids from the school when he was targeted. Panic gripped the area soon after the incident.

The cleric was stated to be Sunni and the son-in-law of Mufti Muhammad Naeem, founder head of Jamia Binoria.

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