One killed, other injured in Karachi violence

KARACHI: One person was killed and another wounded in separate firing incidents in the metropolis on Thursday.

Rescue sources said that a youth identified as Uzair, 25, son of Javed, a resident of Korangi area, was gunned down by unknown armed men near Habib School in Korangi 5 1/5. The body was shifted to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JMPC) for medico-legal formalities.

In another firing incident, a man, Amin, 40, son of Abdul Hamid, a resident of Purani Sabzi Mandi, was shot and wounded by unidentified gunmen near Eissa Nagri Graveyard. The injured was shifted to JMPC for treatment.