Three killed in Karachi


KARACHI: Three persons were killed and three others injured in separate violence incidents in the metropolis on Monday.

A police constable, M Nawaz, 45, was gunned down by unknown accused in Bakra Mandi in Saeedabad. The body was shifted to Civil Hospital Karachi for medico-legal formalities.

A 30-year-old man was killed by unknown armed men in Sector 5-L in North Karachi. The body was shifted to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital (ASH) for an autopsy.

The body of a tortured woman, Amina, 45, wife of Abdul Ghani, was recovered from her home in Naval Colony in Saeedabad. It was shifted to CHK for a postmortem.

In another incident, two women, Haleema, 65, and Surraya, 40, were shot and injured when unknown gunmen opened fire on them in Liaquatabad 2. They were brought to ASH for treatment. Later police said that their attacker was arrested. Further investigation was under way.

Yet in another incident, a boy, Tabish Hussain, 20, son of Iqbal Husain, was shot and injured by unknown armed men in KPT in Keamari. He was rushed to CHK for treatment.