Some unidentified persons opened fire and shot dead two police officials in Khayaban-e-Shahbaz area of Defence in Karachi on Wednesday.

According to Simi Jalal, in charge Emergency Centre at the Jinnah Hospital, the victims were already dead when they were shifted to the hospital.

Police sources said that some unidentified persons riding in a car opened fire at the policemen who were deployed for the security of a doctor named Aziz. Police sources further said that the culprits behind the incident would be apprehended very soon.