Two killed, three injured in mishaps

KARACHI: Two persons were killed and three others injured in different incidents in the metropolis on Tuesday.

A man, Abdul Shakoor, 60, son of Zahoor Ahmad, resident of North Karachi, was killed and Sirajuddin, 65, son of Aziz-ud-Din, resident of Surjani, injured when their motorcycle was hit by unknown vehicle near Saleem Centre in North Karachi. The body and injured were shifted to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for an autopsy and treatment, respectively.

A boy, aged about 16, drowned in Hub Dam Canal in Surjani area of New Karachi. The body was shifted to a nearby hospital.

A couple, Zaheer, 40, son of Fateh Mohammad, and his wife, Chanda, 35, were injured when they were hit by a speeding vehicle while riding on motorcycle near Natha Khan Bridge in Malir area. They were brought to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre for treatment.