Karachi violence claims nine more lives
KARACHI: Nine people were killed in different incidents of violence in Karachi— the restive southern metropolis of Pakistan— on Tuesday.
A 28-year-old man, Dilshad son of Muhammad Hanif, who was injured in an armed attack by unidentified motorcycle riders in Korangi’s Gulzar Colony last night, breathed his last at Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC).
Police said the man was sitting at the shop when the incident took place.
Separately, an office-bearer of Muttahida Ulema Council, 42 year-old Tauqeer Hassan son of Sanaullah was killed by unidentified armed men in Bihar Colony, Orangi Town within the precincts of Pakistan Bazaar police station.
His aunt Taranum Banu was also injured in the incident. The body and injured were brought to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for an autopsy and treatment respectively.
Police said the victim was standing outside his home when unidentified armed men shot him dead on the spot.
The Managing Director Pakistan Machine Tool Factory, Muhammad Ashraf Parvaiz was killed and General Manager Mohammad Kashif injured in firing by unidentified armed men in Bhains Colony, within the jurisdiction of Sukhan police station.
The incident took place when the factory officials were leaving in their car.
Similarly, 30-year-old Safdar Ali Kazmi son of Waqar Ali Kazmi was gunned down by unidentified armed men near airport signal, within the remit of Airport police station.
A 50-year-old man, identified as Ejaz Siddiqui son of Ishfaq Siddiqui was killed by a gun fire by unknown armed men in Korangi Industrial Area.
Meanwhile, four people were killed in a firing incident at a mobile phone market in Landhi area of the city.
Initial reports suggest, a man opened indiscriminate firing at the mobile market of Daud Chowrangi Landhi, killing four people.
Police arrested the accused and shifted bodies to a hospital and began probe.