10 killed, six injured as violence flares in Karachi

KARACHI: Ten people were killed and six others were wounded in different acts of violence in the city on Monday.

Three bodies bearing torture marks were recovered in Haroon Royal City, Block No 16, within the jurisdiction of Shahrah-e-Faisal police station in Gulistan-e-Jauhar. The bodies were shifted to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre JPMC for autopsies.

Police said that the victims were tortured and then shot dead. They said that the victims received three bullets each. The identities of the victims could not be ascertained yet. The deceased were subjected to severe torture before being killed. Police have registered the case and started further investigation.

Saleem Rahat, 45, was gunned down by unknown armed men near main gate of University of Karachi within the remit of Mobina town police station. The body was moved to ASH for medicolegal formalities. Police said that reason behind murder might be sectarian killing. The victim received one bullet. Police have registered the case and started further investigation.

Ameer Khan, 46, son of Talaab Khan, was shot dead in Super Market near Jalal Hotel within the remit of Sohrab Goth police station. The body was shifted to JPMC for an autopsy.

Police said that the victim was a watchman of the market, who suffered three bullets in his head. The reason behind the killing could not be ascertained yet. No FIR could be registered till filing this news.

Hassan Javed, 35, and Majeed, 30, were gunned down by unknown armed assailants within the remit of Khuwaja Ajmair Nagri police station in North Karachi. The bodies were taken to ASH for medicolegal formalities. Police said that the motive behind the killing could not be ascertained yet. The case could not be registered till filing this news.

Pir Muhammad, 50, was shot dead near Al-Asif Square within the remit of Sohrab Goth police station. The body was moved to ASH for an autopsy. Police said that the exchange of fire took place between two unknown groups as a result, one was gunned down. The victim belonged to a banned outfit. No FIR could be lodged till filing this news.

An unknown person, 25, was gunned down by armed men within the jurisdiction of Zaman Town police station in Korangi No 2 1/2. The body was shifted to JPMC for medicolegal formalities.

Police said that the motive behind the killing could not be ascertained yet. The victim received three bullets. No case was registered till filing this news.

An unknown person, 30, was shot dead by assailants in Orangi Town No 4. The body was moved to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital ASH for an autopsy.

Shakoor, 45, Zahid, 30, and Abid, 24, were shot at and injured by unknown armed men in Jhat Pat Market in Chakiwara. The injured were shifted to Civil Hospital Karachi for treatment.

Fahad, 18, son of Younus, was injured by unknown armed men near Gru Mandir. The wounded person was moved to Civil Hospital Karachi for treatment.

Parveen, 30, and Asghar, 38, were wounded by unknown armed men near industrial area of Korangi. The injured were shifted to JPMC for treatment.