KARACHI: Two people were killed while twenty others sustained injuries when police came under attack with a hand grenade and firing fringing in one of Karachi’s urban centers, Geo news reported.
According to sources, a group of biker gunmen opened indiscriminate fire on people in Korangi's Bilal Colony area injuring at least eight of them. One of the victims could not make it even upon reaching hospital.
Sources added that as soon as the police reached the spot they were attacked with a hand grenade. At least twelve people including police sub-inspector sustained injuries in the blast.
Rescue sources said six of those who were injured in firing were shifted to Jinnah Hospital. Later, one of the wounded people succumbed to his injuries in the hospital.
Dr Seemi Jamali, the Director of Emergency Services of the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC), said three of the shot persons were critical.
On the other hand, one of the two victims who were rushed to a private hospital died of excessive blood loss in the emergency room.