Three killed, two injured in city

KARACHI: Three people including two students were killed and five others injured in the metropolis on Tuesday.

According to sources, a schoolboy, Noroz, 15, son of Jahan Baz opened fire on a girl, Saba, 13, daughter of Bashir as result she died on the spot while the boy committed suicide with own pistol in his school, Gulshan-e-Fatima, in Banoria Town area. The bodies were shifted to Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK) for medico-legal formalities.

Rescue sources said, a gunshot body of a man, aged about 26, was recovered from Lasbela Bridge. It was shifted to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for a postmortem.

A girl, Maryam, 16, was injured during a suicide bid in Korangi No. 3. She was brought to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) for treatment.

In another incident, a youth, Yar Mohammad, 20, son of Noor Mohammad, was injured by dacoits when he offered resistance to them near Abbot Company in Landhi area. He was rushed to JPMC for treatment.

Mohammad Haroon, 28, son of Tajul Islam, was shot and injured by unknown gunmen in Mansehra Colony, Landhi. He was shifted to JPMC for treatment.

Yet in another firing incident, a youth, Arsalan, 22, son of Altaf, was injured by unknown armed men in Meethadar. He was shifted to CHK for treatment.

A man, Shafiq, 27, son of Mohammad Saeed, was shot and injured by unknown gunmen in Urdu Chowk area of Orangi Town. He was shifted to ASH for treatment.