Karachi violence eats 7 more lives, 10 hurt
KARACHI: The violent spree of target killing continued in the country’s biggest metropolis here Tuesday as seven more people met their destiny from the hands of outlaws while at least 10 people received injuries in various incidents, the Daily Times reported Wednesday. As per details, at least eight unknown men opened indiscriminate firing on a car carrying four people near the PNT Colony at around 1:30pm in the limits of Korangi Industrial Area Police Station, in which, all the four passengers of the car, Naseem Haider (36), Muhammad Bakhsh Kalmati (35), Muhammad Farman (40) and Muhammad Habib (45) were killed on the spot. Law Enforcement Agencies tried their might out to control the situation following the incident but criminals resorted to aerial firing in different areas including Steel Town, National Highway, Korangi, Mehran Town, Safoora Goth and Sachal area compelling people to close down their businesses and confined to their houses. In another incident, a political activist, Raza Khan (40) was shot dead in Main Bazaar of Aligarh Colony in Orangi Town. Following the incident, intense firing was reported in Banaras, North Nazimabad, Qasba Colony, Abul Hassan Ispahani Road, Sohrab Goth and Shahrah-e-Noorjahan. Another political activist, Izzat Khan, who was attacked on Monday night, succumbed to his wounds at a hospital on Tuesday. In another incident, unknown men barged into the house of a religious leader, Hanif, in Sector 7-D of Surjani Town and sprayed bullets resulting in deaths of Hanif, his son Azhar alias Ajay, and two others.