KARACHI: Seven people were killed and 10 others injured in separate incidents of violence in the city on Wednesday. Two persons, Mumtaz and Kalam, were shot dead by unknown armed men at Islam Nagar in Orangi town No-11 ½. The bodies were shifted to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital (ASH) for medico-legal formalities.
Three men, Adeel Abbas, 30, Mansoor, 30, and Adil, were shot and injured by unidentified armed men at FC Area in Liaquatabad. The injured were shifted to a private hospital for treatment, where Adeel succumbed to his injuries.
Two unidentified men, aged 30 and 40, were shot dead and three others, aged 30, 35 and 40, respectively, were shot and injured by unknown assailants near Abbas Imam Bargah in Gulistan-e-Johar. The bodies were shifted to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) and injured to Liaquat National Hospital for treatment.
An unidentified youth, aged 25, was shot dead by unknown gunmen in Street No 7, Daryabad, Lyari. The body was taken to Civil Hospital Karachi for an autopsy.
The four-day-old body of an unidentified man, aged 40, was recovered near Boat Basin, Clifton. It was shifted to JPMC for postmortem examination.
A youth, Faizullah, 25, son of Saadullah, resident of Lyari, was shot and injured by unknown assailants near Khattak Chowk in Bilal Colony, Korangi. The injured was taken to JPMC for treatment.
Separately, Irfan, 23, son of Afzal, resident of Quaidabad, was shot and injured in Surjani Town, Sector 2. The injured was shifted to ASH for treatment.
Meanwhile, three persons, Eisa, 18, son of Taj Ali; Zohaib, 2, Shah Ali; and Ahsanullah, 28, son of Manzoor, were shot and injured by unknown armed persons at Gulistan Society in Quaidabad. The injured were shifted to JPMC for treatment.
Muhammad Imtiaz, 40, son of Abdul Khalil, and Muhammad Saleem, 50, son of Ahmed, were injured in Korangi. The injured were taken to JPMC for treatment.