Five killed, seven injured in Karachi violence

KARACHI: Five people, including a cop, were killed and seven injured in different acts of violence in the city on Friday, police said.

They said unidentified armed men opened fire in front of Muddasir Masjid, leaving Abdul Hameed, 40, dead and Ali Murad, Hanif and Bakht Amin injured in Mehran Town, sector 6/D, Korangi within the remit of Korangi Industrial Area police station. The body and injured were shifted to Jinnah postgraduate Medical Center for postmortem and treatment respectively.

Police said that the incident was the part of dispute between two land mafia groups.

Separately, a cop Manzoor, son of Akram, was gunned down by unidentified armed men near Shunwari Hotel in Maripur in the premises of Kalari police station. The body was shifted to Civil Hospital Karachi for medicolegal formalities.

Police said subinspector Manzoor was stationed at Kalari police station, where unidentified armed opened firing and left him dead near Shunwari Hotel.

In another act of violence, the half body of a man bearing torture marks was found near Sea view within the limits of Darkhshah police station. It was shifted to Jinnah Postgraduate medical center for medicolegal formalities. The identity of the victim could not be ascertained yet.

Dalip, 25, son of Muhan Lal, was gunned down by unidentified bike riders near old Haji camp in Sarya Gali within the limits of Napier police station. The body was shifted to Civil Hospital Karachi for medicolegal formalities.

Similarly, Saleem, 32, son of Sultan was gunned down by unidentified armed men near Haryana Mohallah in Orangi town No. 10 within the premises of Mominabad police station. The body was shifted to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for a postmortem.

Police said the victim was the resident of Haryana Mohallah and he left behind three childerns.

Meanwhile, two men Khalid, 30, son of Allahrakha and Mulla Bux, 40, son of Munir Muhammad, were injured in firing by unknown armed men near New Subzi Mandi. The injured were rushed to Abbasi Shaheed Hosspital.

Two men riding a bike opened fire and left Mubark Ali, 30, injured near Bilal Colony in Korangi Town. The injured was rushed to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center for treatment.

A child Arbaz, 8, son of Baz Khan, was injured in firing by unknown armed men near Junejo Town in AlAsif Square within the limits of Sohrab Goth police station. The injured was rushed to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center for treatment.

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