KARACHI: Six people were killed in different violence acts and mishaps in the city on Thursday.
A 16yearold youth, Rehan, son of Yar Muhammad, and 17yearold Shahrukh, son of Raja Nazir, were gunned down by their uncle over a family dispute near Kamran Chowrangi, Gulistan-e-Jauhar, Block10, within the remit of Gulistan-e-Jauhar police station.
The bodies were shifted to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre JPMC for an autopsy.
The police said both victims were relatives and killed by their uncle over a some family dispute. The police were raiding different areas of the city to arrest the accused.
Separately, A labourer, Punhal, 25, son of Saeed Khan, fell from the roof of an under construction building while working near Madras Bakery, Sakhi Hassan and died within the jurisdiction of Taimuria police station.
The body was moved to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital ASH for medicolegal formalities.
Similarly , a man, aged around 40, whose identity could not be ascertained yet, was killed in a road mishap near Anda Morr Intersection, North Nazimabad, within the remit of Shahrah-e-Noor Jahan police station.
The man was crossing the road when a speeding vehicle hit him to death.
The body was shifted to ASH for medicolegal formalities.
Samo, 40, son of Panjo was killed in a road accident near Manzil Petrol Pump, Memon Goth, within the precinct of Memon Goth police station.
The man was on his way to somewhere when fast-moving vehicle hit him to death. The body was brought to JPMC for a postmortem.
Moreover, 17-year old Tariq was killed in a road mishap near Sakhi Hassan Traffic police post within the limit of Shahrah-e-Noor Jahan police station. A 22yearold Uzair was also injured in same accident. The body and injured were rushed to ASH for medicolegal formalities and treatment respectively.
18yearold Muhammad Usman and 17yearold Umair were wounded in a firing incident by unidentified armed men in New Karachi No. 5.
The injured were rushed to ASH for treatment, where their condition was stated to be out of danger.