Wave of violence claims nine lives in Karachi
KARACHI: Gun attacks in various areas of Karachi on Monday claimed the lives of nine people including an SP and a doctor friend of his, DawnNews reported.
Fourteen people, including a woman, were injured in the different incidents.
Police registered a case under the Anti Terrorism Act for the murder of SP Shah Mohammad and his friend Dr Dilshad. The case was registered on the complaint of the former’s driver who was also injured in the attack.
Another doctor was killed in Karachi’s Orangi Town area.
Two activists of a banned outfit were gunned down in Gulshan-e-Iqbal’s Ziaul Haq colony. Shops and businesses shut down in the vicinity after the incident.
One person was killed by firing in Jodia Bazar area.
Two bodies were found in Karachi’s Korangi No 6 and Pahalwan Goth areas.
A eunuch died as a result of firing by unknown persons in the port city’s Lines Area.