DSP Traffic Hanif Khan and his guard Sultan embraced martyrdom in a targeted attack in Azizabad area of Karachi on Friday.
According to details, Khan was travelling from Federal B Area to Gulshan-e-Iqbal. Police said that the assailants chased and targeted them from front and right side.
Police said 9MM pistol was used in the targeted killing. The killers fired 18 shots which resulted in the on-the-spot deaths of DSP Hanif Khan and his guard Sultan.
Khan was deputed at Liaquat section. According to eye witnesses, the target killers were two in number who were riding a motorcycle but some eye witnesses say that the killers were four in number.
Sindh Home Minister Sohail Anwar Sial has taken notice of the incident. He sought the report of the incident from Additional IG Karachi. He also ordered to intensify the security across the city and forthwith arrest of the assailants.