Target killings continue in Karachi
KARACHI: Karachi once again witnessed deteriorating law and order situation as the series of targeted killings continue and five people lost their lives whereas many others were injured after midnight on Sunday, DawnNews reported.
Two people were attacked by two unknown armed men in Bhatti Mohalla of Lines Area in Karachi. The assailants easily escaped after their attack. Both critically injured persons were being shifted to Jinnah hospital when they succumbed to their wounds. The slain persons are stated to be members of a political party.
Unknown gunmen injured five people in a park near Bait-ul-Mukarram mosque in Gulshan e Iqbal. All injured were rushed to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital. One of the injured who is said to be a political party activist, lost the battle of life where as the condition of others is stated to be critical.
Similarly two people were killed in Clifton near Schon circle and Urdu Bazaar area. Those killed had not be identified.
A police man was killed in an encounter near Shaheen Complex whereas two suspects were arrested.
Armed men attacked two unidentified persons in Tin Hatti area, the victims were rushed to a nearby hospital in critical condition.
Incidents of firing were also reported in New Karachi area where one person was injured.