Muttahida Qaumi Movement leader Rashid Godil was critically wounded after outlawed AhleSunnat Wal Jamaat (ASWJ) terrorists opened fire at his vehicle near his residence in Karachi’s Bahadurabad area on Tuesday.
Gulshan SP Abid Qaimkhani told Dawn that unidentified motorcycle-riding armed men intercepted Godil’s vehicle and fired eight 9mm bullets after identifying the Muttahida leader.
Godil was travelling with his driver and a family member when the attack took place. Hospital sources said that the MQM leader suffered five bullets wounds on his chest, head and arm. Details of the family member’s condition are not known.
The MQM leader was shifted to a nearby hospital where his condition was stated as critical owing to excessive loss of blood. He underwent surgery at a private hospital following which the MQM leader was put on the ventilator in the Intensive Care Unit of Liaqat National Hospital, according to hospital sources.
The notorious outfit AhleSunnat Wal Jamaat (ASWJ) aka Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ) were involved in the anti-state activities of killing Pakistani’s Shia and Sunni-Beralvi Muslims, Bohri’s and Ismaili beside attack on Pakistani Armed forces and Politicians and minorities in the country to destablize the country on the interest of their foreign masters.