Three killed, cop among four injured in Karachi violence

KARACHI: Three persons were killed and four others injured in different violence incidents here on Tuesday.

A youth, Bilal, 20, son of Haji Hashim, resident of Wasoo Goth, Malir, was shot dead by unidentified armed men near Madarsa Arabia, Bakra Piri, Mehfooz road area in Malir. The body was shifted to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center (JPMC) for medico-legal formalities. The motive behind killing could not be ascertained yet.

In another incident, the body of an unidentified tortured minor boy, aged about 4, was found behind the Nazimabad Police Station in Nazimabad. It was shifted to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for medico-legal formalities. The motive behind killing could not be ascertained yet.

Yet another incident, a man, Adil, 30, was gunned down and Ayaz, 27, son of Shahid, was shot and injured by unknown armed men near Nadeem Clinic, Jamsheed road in Korangi No-2 ½. The body and injured were shifted to JPMC for an autopsy and treatment, respectively. The motive behind killing could not be ascertained yet.

Separately, a youth, Sadam Hussain, 22, son of Mumtaz, was shot and injured by unknown gunmen near Mochko, 500 quarters. He was brought to Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK) for medico-legal treatment.

Meanwhile, a man, Qasim, 25, son of Malik Riaz, was shot and injured by unidentified armed men near drainage in Khayaban-e-Jami. He was shifted to JPMC for treatment.

Furthermore, a Police Constable (PC) Ali Nawaz, was shot and injured by unknown armed men near Memon Nagar within the limits of Gulzar-e-Hijri police station. The injured was rushed to ASH for treatment.

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