Updated news: Nine lost lives in separate incidents

KARACHI: Nine people lost their lives in different incidents in the city on Wednesday. The body of a man identified as Muhammad Anwar, 24, son of Jamil, was found from a garbage dumping point near Allah Rakha Park, Kharadar within the remit of Kharadar police station.

It was shifted to Civil Hospital Karachi CHK for an autopsy. Police said that the body was bearing several bullet marks. The victim was the resident of Kharadar. The police have registered an FIR 42/2013 under section 302 and 34 against unidentified men.

Separately, a woman bearing torture marks was found dead at her house in Qasba Colony within the jurisdiction of Pirabad police station. The victim was identified as Salman, 25, wife of Abdul Ghaffar. The body was shifted to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for medico legal formalities. Police have started investigation into the case.

Similarly, Tai Jan, 38, son of Masood Khan, was killed over robbery resistance by dacoits in New Sabzi Mandi area, Sohrab Goth within the remit of Sohrab Goth police station. The body was moved to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for a postmortem. The dacoits managed to escape after incident.

Police said the victim received one bullet in his upper torso and died before he could be taken to the hospital.

Abdul Waseem, 30, son of Abdul Wahab, died in a road mishap. The incident happened when he was crossing a road in Korangi No. 5, within the precincts of Awami Colony police station.

The body was shifted to Sindh Government Hospital for an autopsy.

Meanwhile, the body of a newborn baby was found at Garbage dumping point in Garden West within the limit of Garden police station.

It was brought to CHK for medico legal formalities.

A vegetable wholesaler Sharbat Khan, son of Masood Jan, was gunned down by unidentified armed men in New Sabzi Mandi area within the jurisdiction of Sohrab Goth police station.

The body was brought to ASH for a postmortem. Medico legal officer said the victim received four bullets and died before reaching the hospital. Eight year old Saiqa daughter of Majid was crushed to death by fast moving train near Baloch Colony Railway Crossing. The incident occurred when she was crossing the railway track. The body was moved to JPMC for an autopsy

A man, aged around 30, whose identity could not be ascertained yet, was crushed to death by a speeding train near Green Town Railway Crossing, Shah Faisal Town. The victim was crossing the railway track when incident happened. The body was shifted to JPMC for medicolegal formalities.

Five year old boy, Farman son of Mashooq drowned in a drain in Essa Nagari within the remit of PIB Colony police station. The body was moved to Liaquat National Hospital Karachi for an postmortem.