Five killed, six injured in Karachi violence

KARACHI: Five people were killed and six others injured in separate violence incidents in the city on Sunday. Police said that four member of Lyari gang war were killed in an encounter with police and rangers near Bhawan Shah shrine in Malir City. One of the dead accused was identified as Shoaib.

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

Assistant Sub Inspector Zaid Khan of Malir City police informed that an encounter took place between criminals and rangers & police in Malir City.

In another incident, Muhammad Iqbal, 55, son of Muhammad Imran, was killed and Jahangir, 50, son of Abdul Qasim, injured by unknown armed men in Korangi-5 near Ainuddin Haleem Shop. The body and injured were shifted to JPMC.

Meanwhile, Sohail, 40 and Shah Zain, 27, were shot and injured by unknown armed men in Shah Latif colony in Landhi. The injured were rushed to JPMC for treatment.

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