KARACHI: Five men were shot dead in different firing incidents in the metropolis including a political worker while bodies of other six persons including two women were found at different places of the city since late last night.
The bodies of a man and woman were found at a farmhouse on Superhighway in the limits of Sohrab Goath Police Station, police said.
A political worker, named Liaquat Bangash was found dead in mysterious circumstances on the stairs of his flat in Gulistan-e-Jauher's Rabia City project. He was wanted by police in many cases.
Following the killing, unknown men opened firing in various parts of the city including Gulistan-e-Jauher and Patel Para.
Three men were gunned down by unknown armed man on Superhighway, near Nagori Stop in the limits of Gadap Police Station. The deceased were identified as Rashid, Iqbal and Mehmood, all in their early thirties. Their bodies were shifted to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for medico legal formalities.
Meanwhile, a middle age man died when unidentified armed men opened fire on him in Baldia Town. His body was taken to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital. Identity of the deceased could not be ascertained.
Moreover, bullet riddled bodies of two young men were found in Lyari area in the limits of Baghdadi Police station. They were later identified as Asif and Ayub. Bodies were shifted to Civil Hospital Karachi.
The body of 20-year-old Muhammad Tanvir was found in Alamgir road area in Shershah. Cause of his death could not be ascertained. His body was shifted to Civil Hospital Karachi for postmortem.
Four-day old body of 35-year-old Robeena w/o Hussain was found in Malir, Khokhrapar area. The body was buried in lawn of a house. It was shifted to Jinnah postgraduate Medical Center.
Moreover, five people including 2 policemen were hurt in various firing incidents in Gulistan-e-Jauher.