KARACHI: At least five persons were killed in different incidents including firing and a road accident in different areas of Karachi since late last night to Monday afternoon.
The 25-year Zahid S/o Ghulam Haider was gunned down by unidentified armed men near Jilani Masjid, Garden area in the limits of Garden Police Station. The body of deceased of was shifted to Civil Hospital Karachi for autopsy.
In another incident Saqib Iqbal S/o Islam was targeted by unknown armed men near Hassan Square, Gulshan Town in the jurisdiction of Aziz Bhatti Police Station. The body of deceased was moved Abbassi Shaheed Hospital for legal formalities and postmortem.
Separately, 32-year Syed Ali Abbass S/o Syed Jafar Ali was killed by unidentified armed men near Golimar Khajji ground, Gulbahar area in the limits of Rizvia Police Station.
In another firing incident 30-year Ameer Hamza S/o Qalandar Khan was targeted by unidentified armed men near Qalandaria Chowk, Nusrat Bhutto Colony in the limits of Shahrah E Noor Jehan Police Station. The body of deceased was shifted to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for autopsy.
Meanwhile, 60-year Mushtaq died in road accident when fast-moving vehicle knocked him to death while crossing the road near Bhains Colony, Landhi area. He died on the spot. The body of deceased was shifted to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) for postmortem.