Fakhrul Islam was gunned down outside his house near Hala Naka in Hyderabad city.
He was a candidate from PS-47.
"Two gunmen riding a motorcycle opened fire at Islam. He received several bullet injuries and died on the spot. The gunmen fled from the spot," said a police official.
No terrorist organization has claimed responsibility of the attack so far.
Meanwhile, issuing a statement from London, MQM chief Altaf Hussain condemned the incident and demanded protection for the party's candidates.
--IBNS (Posted on 11-04-2013)