Guard goes berserk at drama recording, shoots nine people
A security guard opened fire from his repeater gun injuring nine members of a drama crew of a private TV channel, who were having a lunch break after recording, at a house in Khayaban-e-Shujaat area of Defence Phase-VI in Karachi on Wednesday, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.
Karachi’s Jinnah Hospital Spokesperson Dr Seemi Jamali said that seven of the injured people were brought to the hospital for medical treatment and all are out of danger.
Police have arrested the security guard, Gul Bani, who opened fire on the production and acting team of the private TV channel.
The injured included Yousaf (37), Akbar (25), Zahid (27), Muhammad Awais (22), Farhan (34) and 37-year-old Shehzad.
The incident occurred when the security guard had an exchange of hot words with the producer of the drama over having lunch in the rented house.
Reporter Saud bin Murtaza