9 killed in Karachi targeted killings, roads mishaps

Karachi: As least 9 people were killed in different incidents of target killing and road mishaps in the metropolis on Tuesday.

20 years old Shah Zaib s/o Deputy Superintendent Police (DSP) Orangzaib was wounded in firing of armed men near Mubarak Masjid Defence Housing Authority Phase-V in the remit of Darakhshan Police Station at Monday night. The injured was rushed to Ziauddin Hospital, where he was succumbed to his injuries. Police said incident was the result of personal enmity. The deceased was also the relative of a PPP-P MNA from Lyari. However, police registered FIR No 591/2013 under Section 302 against accused Shahrukh Jatoi and his accompanies.

28 years old Syed Shahid Hussain and Nadeem were gunned down near Chishti Nagar Orangi Town No-7 in the remit of Iqbal Market Police Station. The bodies were shifted to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for postmortem.

Separately, 25-year-old Shahzad was shot dead while his brother Ayaz received bullet injuries near Azeempura Bus Stop in Shah Faisal Colony in the remit of Shah Faisal Colony Police Station. Police said that the incident was result of personal enmity. The body and injured were rushed to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) for autopsy and treatment.

The body of a man packed in a gunny bag was recovered from Timber Market, Old Haji Camp in the jurisdiction of Napier Police Station. Police said that the victim was kidnapped, tortured and then gunned down. The body was moved to Civil Hospital Karachi for autopsy. The identity of victim could not be ascertained.

Similarly, another abandoned body was recovered from Gulshan e Iqbal Block-6 area in the jurisdiction of Gulshan Police Station. It was moved to ASH for autopsy. Police said the deceased was killed somewhere else, and later his body thrown in the said area.

22 years old Clifford, 25 years old Mehmood and a 21 years old man whose identity could not ascertained died in a road mishap near Do Talwar (Two Swords) in Clifton area in the remit of Boat Basin Police Station. However, Umair Abbasi, Johnson, Robert and Clinton and three other men were wounded in same road mishap. Rescue sources said, a speedy police van rammed into the wall of Police House and overturned, resulting in these fatalities. The bodies and injured were rushed to JPMC.

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