One killed, six injured in city violence

KARACHI: A man was killed and six others were injured in different violence incidents in the metropolis on Thursday.

Five people, Saleem, 50, son of Abdul Majeed; Khurram, 30, son of Akram; Sheema, 22, son of Akram; Muhammad Arif, 30, son of Yawar Abbas; and Muhammad Azeem, 25, son of Zafaruddin, were shot and injured when they offered resistance to dacoits during a robbery incident in Hingoora Goth, Liaquatabad’s B Area. The injured were shifted to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for treatment, where Saleem succumbed to his injuries during medication. Police have started further investigation into the incident.

In a firing incident, two men, aged about 26,and 24, were shot and injured by unknown gunmen in Steel Town. They were brought to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre for treatment.