Six killed, six injured in Karachi


KARACHI: Six people were killed and six others injured in separate incidents in the city on Tuesday. A lady, Priya, 46, and an unknown youth, aged about 22, were shot dead by unidentified armed men near Jamia Milia Madarsa near Kamran Chowrangi in Gulistan-e-Jauhar.

The bodies were shifted to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center (JPMC) for autopsies.

Yet in another incident, two rangers cop, Rukhsar, 30 and Ameer, 40, were martyred while a person Jahangeer, 45, was shot and injured by unidentified gunmen near Sherpao Colony in Landhi. The bodies and injured were shifted to JPMC for an autopsy and treatment.

Meanwhile, two real brothers, Asad, 25, and Salman, 27, sons of Rasheed, were shot dead while Akram 35, was shot and injured by unknown miscreants near Golimar in Nazimabad No. 3. The bodies and injured were shifted to ASH for medico-legal formalities and treatment.

Separately, a youth, Khan Wardat, 26, son of Hassan Khan, was shot and injured by unidentified armed men near Hamza Chowk in Shireen Jinnah Colony. He was shifted to JPMC for treatment.

In another incident, a youth, Asif, 22, son of Arif, was shot and injured by unknown armed men near ZMC in Orangi town. He was shifted to ASH for treatment.

Three minors, Kamran, 6, Jafar, 7, and Sunni, 6, were injured in a blast near Rangiwara in Lyari. The injured were shifted to CHK for treatment. They found a cracker shaped like a toy which went off while they were playing with it.

SHO Chakiwara informed that children found a ‘ball bomb’ from a garbage dumpt at Tughlaq Lane, Rangiwara which was covered with tape. They were playing with it when it went off, inuring them.

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