Update: Four killed, six injured in Karachi violence

KARACHI: Four persons were killed and six others injured in separate violence incidents in the city on Monday. Daniyal Savio, 30, son of John Desuza, resident of Noman Centre, Saddar, was shot dead by indentified persons in Empress Market area.

In this regard Station House Officer (SHO) Preedy informed that Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) reported that a person Daniyal Savio aged about 30 to 35, was brought to hospital from Saddar near Noman Centre, in dead condition, caused due to firing of unknown accused.

In another incident, SHO Eidgah reported that a person namely Faraz son of Ashraf, 25, was injured by a stray bullet and was shifted to Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK), where he succumbed to injuries during treatment.

A youth and security guard in private bank Afzal Mehmood, 20, son of Afzal Ahmed, received injured fired by unidentified accused due to resistance of dacoity in Gulistan-e-Jauhar.

SHO Gulistan-e-Jauhar Hayatullah informed that two unknown accused came on a motorcycle at a private bank in Block-I, Gulistan-e-Jauhar and tried to enter the bank. However, on resistance by Afzal Mehmood, they shot him injured and escaped without offence.

Separately, one Wajid Shah, 30, son of Imran Shah, resident of Baldia, Sector-12D Shehzad Chowk, was shot and injured by unidentified persons near his residence.

In this connection, SHO Saeedabad informed that armed motorcyclist accused reached at Sector-12/D Al Shahzad Chowk, shot injured a person Wajid Shah, an employee of Sindh Secretariat and managed to flee. They shot a bullet in his leg. The victim was affiliated to a political party. However, he was shifted to a private hospital. Motive behind the incident could not be ascertained, he said.

Yet in another incident, one Nadeem, 22, son of Sarwar, was shot and injured by unknown persons in Saleh Mohammad Goth near Manzil Petrol Pump.

Dr Zaryab Medical Legal Officer (MLO) JPMC reported that a person namely Nadeem was brought to hospital from Saleh Mohammad Goth, near Manzil Petrol Pump, having received bullet injuries caused due to firing of unknown accused.

A tortured body of one Khalil, 35, son of Mohammad Ahmed, resident of North Karachi, was found from a house in North Karachi No 5 Sector 11. It was shifted to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital (ASH) for medico-legal formalities.

One Asad, 35, resident of Five Star Chowrangi, was shot dead by unidentified persons near United Bakery. The body was shifted to ASH for an autopsy.

Yet in another incident, one Ghulam, 30, son of Khan Mohammad, was shot and injured by unknown accused in Zaman Town near police station Korangi. He was shifted to JPMC for treatment.

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