Five killed in Karachi violence

KARACHI: Five people were killed in different violence incidents in the city on Tuesday. A 28yearold man, Dilshad, son of Muhammad Hanif, who was injured in an armed attack by unidentified motorcycle riders in Gulzar Colony, 8C Area, Korangi, last night, breathed his last at Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre JPMC.

The incident took place within the remit of Korangi Industrial Area police station. The body was handed over to heirs after completion of medicolegal formalities. The police said the man was sitting at the shop when the incident took place. The police have registered an FIR 101/2013 under section 302,324 and 34 against unidentified men.

Separately, an office bearer of Muttahida Ulema Council, Tauqeer Hassan, 42, son of Sanaullah, was killed in firing by unidentified armed men in Bihar Colony, Orangi Town, within the precincts of Pakistan Bazaar police station.

His aunt Tarannum Bano was also injured in the incident. The body and injured were brought to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for an autopsy and treatment respectively. Police said the victim was standing outside his home when unidentified armed men shot him dead on the spot and injured Tarannum Bano.

The victim received four bullets in his upper torso. The Managing Director Pakistan Machine Toll Factory, Muhammad Ashraf Pervaiz, 40, was killed and General Manager Mohammad Kashif injured in firing by unidentified armed men in Bhains Colony, within the jurisdiction of Sukhan police station. The incident happened when the factory officials were going somewhere in a car.

The body and injured were rushed to JPMC for a postmortem and treatment respectively.

Similarly, 30yearold Safdar Ali Kazmi , son of Waqar Ali Kazmi, was gunned down by unidentified armed men near airport signal, within the remit of Airport police station.

The body was moved to JPMC for a postmortem.

Meanwhile, 50yearold Ejaz Siddiqui, son of Ishfaq Siddiqui, was killed in firing by the unknown armed men in Korangi Town, 36B area within the limits of Korangi Industrial Area Town police station. The body was shifted to JPMC for medicolegal formalities.