Three killed, two injured in Karachi violence

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

A police constable, M Nawaz, 45, was gunned down by unknown gunmen 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 9 FC, Liaquatabad 2. They were brought to ASH for treatment. Later police said that their attacker was arrested. Further investigation was underway, he said.