KARACHI: A final-year medical pupil, Nimrah Baig, was shot useless on Friday night time as she received caught in an alternate of fireside between police and suspected robbers within the metropolis’ North Karachi locality.
In response to police, officers had been chasing a gaggle of robbers, who had been fleeing the realm after looting, after they began firing at them at Anda Mor. The police retaliated and Nimrah who was passing by from the realm was shot in her head throughout the cross-fire, officers mentioned.
The 22-year-old was rushed to Jinnah Hospital the place she handed away. Police declare the medical pupil was hit by a bullet fired by the robbers. A suspected robber recognized as Riaz Malik was additionally killed throughout the cross-fire.
Nimrah’s uncle mentioned the household desires a autopsy to be carried out to establish whose bullet hit the 22-year-old.
SSP Central Arif Rao assured that the incident might be totally investigated.
Furthermore, the physician who operated on Nimrah mentioned her X-rays and CT Scans had been executed however the bullet couldn’t be discovered within the physique. Nimrah suffered head injury as a bone in her head broke, the physician added.
“It’s doubtless that she was shot from a small weapon, nonetheless, it’s onerous to establish till a autopsy is carried out,” the physician additional mentioned.