KARACHI: At least three people including a woman were killed and ten others injured after unidentified men opened indiscriminate fire on shops in Kharadar, the old city area of Karachi on Friday.
According to police, unidentified men riding on six motorcycles opened fires on shops near Mehran Bakery in Kharadar area, killing three people and injuring 10 others. A car and several shops also came under attack.
The victims were identified as Fatima, Fazal-e-Maula and Faisal.
The injured were identified as Shahab-10, Saleem-40, Fareedullah-35, Imran-30, Ahmed-60, Ali Khan-55, Tariq Mehmood-30, Ubaid-14, Amjad-30 and Faraz- 30.
The deceased and injured were shifted to Civil Hospital for autopsy and treatment.
Later, residents of the area staged a protest demonstration against the incident at tower and chanted slogans against gang war criminals. They also burnt tyres to block road leading towards Native Jetty Bridge. The Rangers and police fired tear-gas and dispersed the protestors.