Gilgit, September 5: One man was killed and another injured in two separate incidents in different parts of Gilgit city today.
This afternoon unknown assailant fired upon and killed a man identified as Abdul Manan aka Aatash, son of Safdar, in Baseen area while he was passing through a street. The assailants shot him in the head, leading to on-spot death, and fled the scene
According to reports, a man named Nasir Hussain, son of Ahsan, believed to be a resident of Baltistan, was injured in a firing incident near PTDC hotel Gilgit.
Police have registered cases and started investigation against the unknown assailants in both incidents.
Two people were shot dead by unknown assailants in middle of Gilgit city before Eid, while they were visiting the Bazaar area along with their children.
Efficiency of the law enforcing agencies, including Police, GB Scouts and Rangers, deployed in thousands across the city, is being severely criticized because they have constantly failed to stop the violence and nab the culprits.