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Rangers soldier allegedly shot his colleague dead

A Rangers soldier, allegedly shot by his colleague, succumbed to his injuries Sunday in Karachi, police said.

Rangers officials of the 63 wing, Mashooq Ali and Ali Murtaza got into a fight when it was time for the change of duty around midnight, police sources said.

Ali Murtaza fired six bullets, three of which hit Mashook Ali.

The injured Rangers soldier was taken to three different hospitals ─ Civil Hospital, Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre, and PNS Shifa ─ before he succumbed to his injuries at around 6:30am Sunday, police said.

The incident happened within the limits of the Shahrah-i-Faisal police station, where a First-Information Report was registered by the Rangers against Ali Murtaza under Section 302 of the Pakistan Penal Code.

Murtaza was arrested and his weapon was recovered, police said.

The Rangers spokesman has not responded to calls for comment on the matter.

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