Yesterday notable religious cleric Mufti Taqi Usmani was targetted in an assassination attempt in Karachi. Though he stayed safe in the attack and his family remained unharmed as well, it claimed lives of police guard and driver.
The attackers opened fire on Mufti Usmani’s silver Toyota Corolla when it was exiting the bridge on the ramp leading to Aladin Park. Six to seven bullets were fired. Mufti Usmani was taken to a private hospital and was declared safe during, what is being called the assassination attempt.
After the incident, CM Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah took notice of the attack and went to inquire about Mufti Taqi’s health. He also ordered the Karachi police chief to arrest the attackers as soon as possible. With that, he also ordered to take stringent measures to avoid more incidents of such nature taking place in future.