Karachi: Eight people, including two alleged terrorists were killed in city on Tuesday. Two suspected terrorists were killed in encounter with police and their three accomplices managed to escape in the cover firing, claimed police.
Station House Officer SHO Peerabad police station Abdul Moeed said five alleged terrorists on bikes attacked on police patrolling mobile in Kunwari Colony, Manghopir area of the city. The police also retaliated in which two terrorists were killed and three others managed to flee from the scene, he added. The identity of victims could not be ascertained yet.
The bodies were shifted to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for medicolegal formalities. The police also recovered two pistols, two hand grenades and a bike from their possession. Separately, an elderly man was gunned down by unknown assailants in Metroville, SITE area of the city, within the jurisdiction of SITEA police station. The victim was identified as Muhammad Tahir 72, son of Muhammad Rafiq.
The body was moved ASH for an autopsy. SITEA police said victim received two bullets on his upper torso and died before he could be taken to hospital. Police the deceased was resident of Raheem Shah Colony, Orangi Town and suspected that might be killed over old enmity.
Similarly, a 50yearold man, Malik Shamshad, son of Malik Sajjad was shot dead by unidentified armed men in Orangi Town No.5 within the remit of Orangi police station, said Chippa sources.
The body was brought to ASH for postmortem. Meanwhile, 30yearsold Abdul Hameed was gunned down by unknown persons near Ziauddin Hospital Clifton within the remit of Boat Basin police station.
The victim received one bullet on his chest. FIR was lodged against the unknown persons. Police suspect old enmity behind the murder. The body was shifted to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre JMC for autopsy.
An unknown person, about 50 years old, was shot dead by unknown persons near PIB Colony. The body was shifted to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre JMC for medicolegal formalities.
One Ismail, 30, was severely wounded, when unknown persons opened fire near Agra Taj, Lyari. The injured was rushed to Civil Hospital, said rescue sources.
An unknown person was wounded by near Nayabad. he was also rushed to Civil Hospital for treatment said rescue sources.
An unknown person about 35 years old was gunned down by unknown assailant near Kashti Wali Building, Garden. The body was shifted to Civil Hospital for autopsy.
Separately, a man was gunned down by unknown persons in Solider Bazar No: 3, whose identity could not be ascertained. The victim was moved to Civil Hospital for medicolegal formalities, said rescue sources.
A pedestrian, about 50 years old, whose identity wasn’t known died of heart attack near Maripur. The body was shifted to Civil Hospital Karachi.