At least 12 people, including a sub-inspector of police, were wounded in celebratory firing carried out in different parts of Karachi on Sunday night after Pakistan crushed India by 10 wickets in the T20 World Cup cricket clash.
According to police, two people wounded in Orangi Town Sector-4 and 4K Chowrangi by stray bullets.
A stray bullet hit Sub-Inspector Abdul Ghani during an operation against the people involved in aerial firing in Gulshan-e-Iqbal, said the police.
The incidents of aerial firing were reported in different areas of the metropolis, including Sachal Goth, Orangi Town, New Karachi, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, and Malir.
EUPHORIA: After the match between arch-rivals, people had taken to the streets and celebrated the record-breaking victory of the men in green.
Jubilant fans danced their hearts out and set off fireworks to celebrate the victory.
As people were dancing on the streets, the team also received appreciation on social media.
Prime Minister Imran Khan and politicians congratulated the team, expressing happiness at the remarkable victory.
“Congratulations to the Pakistani team, especially Babar Azam, who led the team with full courage and Rizwan and Shaheen Afridi, who performed brilliantly,” Premier Imran tweeted.
Chief of the Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa also extended felicitations to the team. Spokesperson of the Pakistan Armed Forces wrote on Twitter: “COAS congratulates Pakistan cricket team for outstanding performance and comprehensive win against India in ICC T20 World Cup match.”
“Pakistan cricket team has made us all proud,” he wrote.