Four cops among five killed in Karachi

KARACHI: Five people including four police personnel were killed and two others injured in separate violence incidents here on Tuesday.

Three cops, Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) Riasat, ASI Saeed and one unidentified policeman were gunned down and a constable Jahanzaib was injured by unknown armed men near Gul Plaza on Mohammad Ali Jinnah Road. The bodies and injured were shifted to Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK).

In another incident, a cop Shakeeb was gunned down by unknown armed men near Pakistan Chowk in the limits of Aram Bagh police station. The body was shifted to CHK for an autopsy.

Yet in another incident, a youth Chand Quraishi, 20, son of Mushtaque, was gunned down by unknown armed men near Landhi No. 2 area. The body was shifted to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre for medico-legal formalities. The motive behind killing could not be ascertained yet.

Separately, a man, Riaz, 60, son of Samandar Khan, was shot and injured by unidentified armed men near Lyari Meera Naka. He was shifted to CHK for treatment.

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