Updated news: Five killed in Karachi violence

KARACHI: Five people lost their lives and two others sustained injuries in separate acts of violence and other incidents on Saturday.

The body of Nawaz Ali, 25, son of Dilbar Khan, a resident of Khokhrapar, was found from Memon Goth, within the remit of Memon Goth police station. It was moved to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre for medico-legal formalities.

The police said the victim was kidnapped from Khokhrapar area late night and later his body was found from Ali Town, Memon Goth, early in the morning. The victim received one bullet in his head.

Separately, the body of a man, bearing torture marks, was found from Abdullah Shah Ghazi Goth, Gulistan-e-Jauhar, within the jurisdictions of Sachal police station. The body was shifted to JPMC for an autopsy. The police said the victim was stabbed to death by unidentified men.

Similarly, Muhammad Iqbal, 45, son of Muhammad Asim, a resident of Musa Colony, was killed in firing incident by unidentified armed men near Sharifabad Railway Crossing, Liaquatabad Town, within the precincts of Sharifabad police station. The victim received bullet in his head and was rushed to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for treatment where he breathed his last.

Police said the victim received one bullet in his head and died at hospital during treatment. The police have started further investigation to ascertain the motive behind the killing.

Meanwhile, 35-year old Qadir Ghulam Sarwar, son of Allah Wasaya, was killed in firing by unidentified armed men near Al-Noor Society, Azizabad, within the precincts of Samanabad police station. The body was brought to ASH for a postmortem.

The police said the victim received one bullet in his face and died on spot. They said Qadir used to teach Quran in a private school in said area.

The body of a drug addict man, aged around 35, was found from Paan Mandi , within the jurisdiction of Risala police station. The body was moved to Civil Hospital Karachi for medico-legal formalities.

The rescue sources said he might have died due to overdose of drug. The body was moved to Edhi Morgue for identification after completion of legal formalities.

Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) of traffic police, Bagh Ali, 45, son of Iqbal, resident of Pirabad, was injured in a road mishap near Abdullah College, North Nazimabad, within the limits of Shahrah-e-Noor Jahan police station. The injured was brought to ASH for treatment, where his condition was stated to be stable.

Shahzaib, 30, son of Rasool Bux, was wounded in firing by unknown attackers near Bichho Bakery, Malir Town. The injured was rushed to JPMC for a treatment.

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