KARACHI: Two workers of Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP) were shot in what appeared a targeted attack in Orangi Town on Monday evening, Superintendent of Police Abid Ali Baloch said.

Aaj News reported that The PSP workers were sitting at the corner of a street near Qazafi Chowk behind Sindh Government Qatar Hospital when armed pillion riders attacked them and fled the scene. The injured were taken to nearby Qatar Hospital where doctors pronounced Abdul Hameed alias Nadeem alias Mulla, 55, as dead. Rashid Khan, 50, was shifted to a private hospital in North Nazimabad after first aid, where his condition was said to be critical.

To the SP Baloch it appeared as an incident of the targeted killing. He said that the attackers wore helmets. The investigators collected four spent bullet casings fired from a 9mm pistol from the crime scene.

A PSP official said that Nadeem was an office-bearer of District West while Rashid was associated with the Karachi divisional chapter. He further said that this was not the first time PSP's party workers were targeted in Karachi.