KARACHI: Residents of Khilji Goth on Saturday staged a protest on Superhighway in opposition to killing of a teenage boy throughout a police crackdown on drug peddlers, ARY Information reported.
Karachi-Hyderabad Motorway close to Khilji Goth was blocked because the residents staged protest by putting corpse of the 17-year-old sufferer in the course of the highway.
The demonstrators additionally pelted stones at police cell vans and on the Gadap police station.
The residents of the realm mentioned police arrested 10 individuals within the operation. However, police resorted to aerial firing once they had been leaving the realm. Bilal was killed and Shakeel, 18-year-old, was critically injured within the firing, they mentioned.
The injured was rushed to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Heart, the residents mentioned.
Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Malir Shiraz Nazir mentioned police had been carrying a raid in Khilji Goth in opposition to drug traffickers when the latter started firing.
He mentioned few policemen additionally received injured because the suspects attacked the police van with stones.
The SSP Malir mentioned that the 2 drug sellers had been injured through the firing, whereas one other two had been arrested.