Karachi: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) legislator Sajid Qureshi and his son were shot and killed by unidentified gunmen outside a mosque on Friday, police said.

Two gunmen, who were on a motorcycle, opened fire at Qureshi and his son when they were coming out of a mosque in North Nazimabad area after Friday prayers.

Qureshi was killed instantly while his son succumbed to his injuries at a nearby hospital, police said.

Business activities came to a standstill in the area after the killings.

No group claimed responsibility for the killings.

(Agencies)

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