One killed, three hurt in Karachi incidents

Karachi: A man was killed and three others injured in separate incidents of hand grenade attack and firing in the city on Friday. Two persons sustained wounds when they failed in their attempt to attack a police mobile in Sohrab Goth area. According to police, two armed attackers, who were identified as Abdul Ghaffar, 25, son of Abdul Sattar and Hassan, 25, son of Deen Mohammad, attempted to lob a hand grenade to a police mobile from their van in Sohrab Goth area but failed in their bid and the hand grenade fell near their own vehicle, injuring both of them.

They said that no policeman was injured in the attack and police had arrested both people and shifted them to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for medical treatment. The police said that accused received minor injuries and they were later brought to police station for further investigation.

In another incident, unidentified armed men opened fire near Mawach Goth police station in Baldia Town, killing a 30-year-old Faisal. The victim was shifted to Civil Hospital Karachi for medico-legal formalities.

Separately, a 35-year-old Zafar Iqbal, son of Mohammad Jan, was shot and injured by unidentified men in Buffer Zone area of the city. The injured was shifted to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for treatment.