KARACHI - A boy and a drug peddler were shot dead near Ghas Chowk, Jehanabad, in the precincts of the Pak Colony Police Station on Saturday.

The victims were identified as Mohammad Liaquat and 10-year-old Dilshad.  As per reports, two gunmen called Liaquat, son of Mohammad Muneeb, out of his house. When he came out, the armed men opened fire on him. As a result of the firing, he died on the spot, while a passer-by, Dilshad, son of Ilyas, also received gunshot wounds to his head.  After committing the crime, the culprits fled the scene, however. The body and the injured were shifted to the Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK) for medico-legal formalities and treatment, where Dilshad succumbed to his injuries.