Three killed, eight injured in Karachi violence


KARACHI: Three people were killed and eight others injured in separate incidents of violence in the city on Wednesday.

The beheaded body of an unidentified woman, aged 25, was found in a flat in Sohrab Goth. The body was stated to be a month-old. It was shifted to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital (ASH) for postmortem examination.

An unidentified man, aged 30, was killed when unknown gunmen opened fire on him near Purana Truck Adda in Mauripur. The body was shifted to Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK) for medico-legal formalities.

Kamran Shah, 36, son of Mian Bux, was killed when unidentified armed men opened fire on him near area graveyard in Bilal Colony, Korangi. The body was shifted to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) for an autopsy.

A man, Allah Rakha, 40, son of Yousuf Junejo, was seriously injured when unidentified gunmen opened fire on him near Junejo Jamaat Khana in Sector 11-G, North Karachi. The injured was shifted to CHK for treatment.

In an incident of robbery, a man, Afaq Ahmed, 35, son of Ishaq Ahmed, was injured while offering resistance near Gora Qabristan along Shahrah-e-Faisal. The injured was shifted to JPMC for treatment.

Two men, Muhammad Iqbal, 25, son of Muhammad Hanif, and Adnan, 26, son of Ghulam Mustafa, were injured in encounter with police in Khameeso Goth, Surjani Town. The injured were shifted to ASH for treatment.

A man, Altaf, 25, son of Yameen, resident of Buffer Zone, was injured when unidentified armed men opened fire on him in Sec 15-B, Buffer Zone. The injured was shifted to ASH for treatment.

A teenage boy, Babar, 18, son of Shahjahan Muhammad, was injured in firing by unidentified gunmen near Dr Ziauddin Hospital in Shireen Jinnah Colony, Clifton. He was shifted to JPMC for treatment.

A 30-year-old man, Iqbal, resident of North Karachi, was injured when unidentified gunmen opened fire on him near Ausaf Training in Sector 5-G, North Karachi. The injured was shifted to ASH for treatment.

Separately, a man, Zahid, 22, son of Wali, was injured when unidentified gunmen opened fire on him in Saifi Lane area, Lyari. The injured was taken to CHK for treatment.

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