KARACHI: Four people were killed and five others injured in different violence incidents in the city, while police arrested an accused during a raid in Orangi Town on Monday.
Muhammad Riaz, 32, son of Ahmed Hassan, was killed when unidentified armed men opened fire on a shop in Gulbahar. The victim was shifted to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital (ASH) for an autopsy.
Unknown gunmen opened fire in Kanwari Colony, Manghopir and killed a retired army man Rasool Khan. The body was shifted to for ASH medico-legal formalities.
According to police, a man Gujjar Khan was found dead in City Railway Station Colony within the limits of Meethadar police station. The body was shifted to Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK) for an autopsy.
Unidentified armed men killed a man in C-1 Area of Liaquatabad. The body was brought to CHK for a postmortem examination.
Separately, a 30-year-old cop, Waqas, son of Waheed, was injured in a cracker attack in Kanwari Colony, Manghopir. He was shifted to ASH for treatment.
Unknown armed men opened fire on a bus near Baber Market in Landhi. Resultantly driver of the bus Gul Malli, 24, son of Shah Nazar, was injured and shifted to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre for treatment.
A 20-year-old youth, Ateeq, son of Ameer Baz, was shot and injured by unknown armed culprits on Northern Bypass near Janjal Goth within limits of Gulshan-e-Maymar. He was rushed to ASH for treatment.
According to SSP Orangi Town, two persons belonging to a political party were shot and injured when unidentified armed men opened fire on them near Shah Faisal intersection in Orangi Town. The injured were identified as Akbar and Wajihuddin. They were shifted to ASH for treatment.
Taking a prompt action, police conducted raids in Pakistan Bazaar area of Orangi Town and arrested an accused who was involved in attacking the two political workers. The accused was identified as Noor Alam alias Munna while arms were also recovered from his possession, police sources told.
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