KARACHI: The funeral prayer of the slain Lyari Amn Committee leader, Zafar Baloch, will be offered at Lyari football ground today (Thursday) 10:00 AM.
According to family sources, he will be buried at Mewa Shah graveyard.
The incident took place in the limits of Kalakot police. Police and PAC leaders said after after taking him to Lyari General Hospital, Zafar Baloch was moved to Aga Khan Hospital in critical condition.
SSP City Faisal Bashir Memon also confirmed the death of Zafar Baloch.
“Two men on a motorbike opened fire at Baloch and he was hit in the chest. His assisted Muhammad Ali who also received multiple gunshot wounds died on the spot while Baloch died at the hospital,” he said.
Tension gripped Lyari and surrounded areas following the killing of Zafar Baloch.
SSP Fasal Bashir Memon said that heavy batch of police and Rangers have been deployed in Lyari following the incident.
No arrests have been made so far.
This slaying of a key player comes amid Rangers and police targeted operation in Karachi weeks after the government decided to clean out and remove the metropolis of criminals.