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Minor killed in crossfire between police, culprits

KARACHI, Oct 8 (APP):A nine-month-old baby girl Saturday became a victim of a crossfire between the police and the culprits in the North Nazimabad area of the Metropolis.

A mother was travelling in a rickshaw with the infant when the incident occurred. The baby was killed by the firing near Mateen Foods in the North Nazimabad area.

Police claimed that they fired aerial shots while chasing the culprits who fired back and the child became the victim of the crossfire.

According to the police, the child was killed by the culprit’s firing.

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M M Alam

M. M. Alam is a Pakistan-based working journalist since 1981. Karachi University faculty gold medalist Alam began his career four decades ago by writing for Dawn, Pakistan’s highest circulating English daily. He has worked for region’s leading publications, global aviation periodicals including Rotors (of USA) and vetted New York Times as permanent employee of daily Express Tribune. Alam regularly covers international aviation and defense-related events including Salon Du Bourget (France), Farnborough (United Kingdom), Dubai (UAE). Alam has reported thousands of events and interviewed hundreds of people in Pakistan, UAE, EU, UK and USA. Being Francophone Alam also coordinates with a number of French publications.