Navy official among eight killed, four injured in Karachi violence (Updated)

KARACHI: Eight people, including a navy official, were killed and four others injured in separate incidents of violence in the city on Monday. A navy official, Ghulam Akbar, 45, was seriously injured when unidentified armed men riding a motorcycle opened fire on his car near Karsaz Market on Shahrah-e-Faisal. The victim was rushed to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC), where he succumbed to his wounds during treatment.

Two political party workers, Gohar Ali, and Khursheed Rizvi, were injured when unknown armed men opened fire on a car near Saleem Centre in North Karachi Sector 11-B. The injured were rushed to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital (ASH) for treatment where they were succumbed to injuries.

A youth Afnan was stabbed to death by unknown persons near Kalaboard in Malir. The body was shifted to JPMC for a postmortem examination.

However, a man was found dead near Banaras flyover in Orangi Town within the limit of Pirabad police station. Police said that the body was five day old and someone dumped his body here. The victim was shifted to ASH for medico-legal formalities. The identity of the body could not be ascertained yet.

Separately, two unidentified men, aged 28 and 20, were killed when unknown armed men opened fire on them in Jamali Goth, Sohrab Goth. The bodies were shifted to ASH for medico-legal formalities.

A man, Imran, 35, son of Nazir, was killed and two others, Pervez, 45, son of Jamal, and Afzal, 40, son of Khalid, residents of Malir, were injured when unidentified armed men opened fire on them in Millat Town, Malir. The body and injured were shifted to JPMC for an autopsy and treatment respectively.

A woman, Shazia, 26, daughter of Liaquat Ali, was injured when unidentified men opened fire in a bus near Shershah police station in Shershah. The injured was shifted to Civil Hospital Karachi for treatment.

Separately, a 30-year-old woman, Hamida, was shot and injured by unknown armed men near Kalaboard in Malir. The injured was brought to nearby private hospital for treatment.

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