Nine killed in Karachi firing, mishaps

Karachi: Nine people died in different incidents of firing, road mishaps and encounter with police in the city on Friday.

22-years-old Sumaira D/o Sub-Inspector Sikandar was knocked to death by a fast-moving vehicle near G-3 Bus Stop in Baldia Town number-7 area in the limit of Baldia Police Station. She was crossing the road when the incident occurred. The driver managed to flee. The body was moved to Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK) for autopsy.

Separately, four days old body of a man, whose identity could not be ascertained, was recovered from Khajji Ground, Golimar area in the jurisdiction of Rizvia Police Station. The body was shifted to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for postmortem.

Two alleged dacoits were killed in a police encounter in Pakistan Bazaar, Orangi Town area in the remit of Pakistan Bazaar Police Station. The bodies were moved to Edhi Home for identification. Police registered FIR 7/2013 under section 353, 324 and 13-D.

Meanwhile, 19-years old labor Nasrullah S/o Muhammad Ismail, resident of Thar fell from the 9th floor of the under construction building of Burj Haramain near Safoora roundabout, Gulistan e Johar in the precinct of Malir Cantt Police Station. The body was shifted to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) for medico-legal formalities.

22-years-old Israr was gunned down and his elder brother 35-years-old Ghulam Muhammad was injured in quarrel with one Qasim and Imran at Lyari Expressway, Taiseer Town, Surjani Town area in the remit of Surjani Police Station.

The body and injured were shifted to hospital.

18 years old Muhammad Ali S/o Muhammad Bilal, resident of AB-Sena Line was killed in firing of unidentified armed men in Lines area in the limit of Brigade Police Station. The body was shifted to JPMC for autopsy.

27-years-old Muhammad Safdar S/o Jind Wada, guard of Maulana Hammad Madni was gunned down by unidentified armed men near Gulshan e Iqbal Block 13-D, in the jurisdiction of Gulshan e Iqbal Police Station. However, Maulana Hammad Madni of Madrasa Shafiq ul Islam survived the attack, while driver of a school van namely 25-years old Imdad also injured in same incident.

The body and injured were shifted to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre.

22-years-old Muhammad Yousuf S/o Khursheed was strangled to death by unidentified men in Faqira Goth, Gulshan e Maymar area in the limit of Sohrab Goth Police Station. The body was moved to ASH for postmortem. Police said the victim was first brutally tortured and then strangulated to death.

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