KARACHI: Five people, including an activist of banned outfit, were gunned down and three others including Pakistan Navy officer injured in different acts of violence in the city on Wednesday, Geo News reported.
According to police, a man was killed and other injured in Faqir Colony, Orangi Town. In other incident, a labourer at hotel was shot dead in F.B Area.
40-year-old Wajid Ali Sheikh, son of Faiz Muhammad, was gunned down by unidentified armed men in North Karachi, Sector-2, within the limits of Khwaja Ajmer Nagri police station.
Separately, 30-year-old Muhammad Asif, son of Syed Majeed, was killed in firing by unknown armed men in Surjani Town, Sector L-1, within the jurisdiction of Surjani Town police station. The body was shifted to Abbasi Shaheeb Hospital (ASH) for an autopsy.
Police said the victim was a member of banned outfit, Jaish-e-Muhammad.
A body of unidentified man was found from garbage dump at Hub River Road in Baldia Town.
Meanwhile, an officer of Pakistan Navy Azeem Haider was seriously wounded in firing by unidentified armed men near Karachi Port Trust (KPT) Gate No 15, Maripur, within the remit of Jackson police station.
The injured was rushed to PNS Shifa Hospital Karachi for treatment.
Two other people were injured in Sohrab Goth and Muhammadi colony Docks area.