Seven killed, five injured in city violence

KARACHI: Seven people were killed and five others in different violence incidents in the metropolis on Saturday.

A man, aged about 45, was gunned down by unknown armed men in Power House Chowrangi in North Karachi. The body was shifted to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital (ASH) for an autopsy.

Five people were killed and two injured in an armed clash between two groups in jurisdiction of Sukhan Police station in Bhains Colony area of Landhi.

The bodies and injured were shifted to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre.

A veterinary doctor, Dr Abbas Ali Merchant, 45, and his security guard Sultan, 35, were included in the victims. Police arrested 10 suspects after the clash and further investigation is under way.

A boy, Mohammad Ishaq, 15, son of Mohammad Aslam, was killed by unknown gunmen near his house in Cheel Chowk area of Lyari. The body was shifted to Civil Hospital Karachi for medico-legal formalities.

In another incident, a man, Alam, 40, son of Jalal, was injured by stray bullets near his house in Faqira Goth area of Gulshan-e-Maymar. He was brought to Civil Hospital Karachi for treatment.

Mohammad Asif, 45, son of Abdur Razaq, resident of Buffer Zone, was shot and injured by unknown gunmen near Sarina Mobile Market in North Karachi. He was shifted to ASH for treatment.

A youth, Musib, aged about 25, son of Shahid was injured to dacoits when offered resistance to them in a bid of robbery near Talha Masjid in Sector 5-J New Karachi.

He was rushed to ASH for treatment.

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