KARACHI: Five people including one cop were killed and three other persons injured in separate violence incidents in the city on Monday.
A youth, Adeel Abbas, 20, son of Mohammad Anwar, was found strangulated to death at his house in Junejo Town near Baloch Colony area. The body was shifted to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center (JPMC) for an autopsy.
In another incident, an infant was found dead in Manghopir within the jurisdiction of Sultanabad police station.
Yet in another incident, the body of unidentified tortured man, aged about 35, was found from House No L-15, Sector 34/3, near Model Park in Korangi No 2 1/2. It was shifted to JPMC for medico-legal formalities.
Separately, a policeman, Abdul Majeed, 23, was gunned down by unknown armed men in the limit of Kalakot police station, in Lyari area. The body was shifted to CHK for medico-legal formalities. The motive behind killing could not be ascertained yet.
Meanwhile, a youth aged about 22-year old was gunned down by unknown armed men near Guddu Lane in Lyari. The body was shifted to CHK for medico-legal formalities. The motive behind killing could not be ascertained yet.
Furthermore, a man, Abdul Aziz Hassan, 36, son of Mohammad Ali, resident of Gulistan-e-Jouhar, was seriously injured in firing by unidentified armed men near Sindhi Hotel in Liaquatabad. He was shifted to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for treatment.
Moreover, a man, Ali Raza, 30, was shot and injured by unknown armed men near Javed Bahria Cooperative Housing Society in Hawksbay area. The injured was rushed to Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK) for treatment.
A youth, Murtaza, 20, son of Ghulam Mustafa, resident of Malir, was shot and injured by unknown armed men near Hingora Chowk, Khokhrapar in Malir. The injured was rushed to JPMC for treatment.