Five gunned down in Karachi

Karachi: At least five people were gunned down while two others died in different mishaps in the city on Friday.

Riaz, 35, son Akhter was killed when unknown armed assailants opened fire on him near Metro cinema within the jurisdiction of Orangi Town police station.

The body was shifted to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) for an autopsy.

Meanwhile, an unknown man about 35 years old was gunned down by armed men in Yousuf Goth, Bhens Colony within the remit of Shah Latif police station.

The body was brought to JPMC for medico-legal formalities. A seven-years-old child Yaseen son of Altaf was killed when unknown armed men opened fire near Koila Godam within the jurisdiction of Chakiwara police station in Lyari.

The body was shifted to Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK) for an autopsy.

Police said that the motive behind the killing could not be ascertained yet. No case could be registered till filing this news.

Muhammad Akram, 18, son of Ibrahim, was shot at and injured when he offered resistance to robbers near Ghani Chowrangi within the remit of Site B police station.

The injured was rushed to CHK for treatment.

Afzal Khan, 40, was shot and wounded by unknown armed men near Landhi Zone. The body was moved to Jinnah postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) for treatment.

A 34-years-old, Muhammad Hussain, son of Ismail, was gunned down by unidentified armed men near Siddiq-e-Akber Masjid, Usmanabad, Garden, within the remit of Garden police station.

The body was moved to Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK) for an autopsy.

Separately, a 35-year-old woman, Shahnaz, was shot dead by unidentified assailants near Ghas Mandi, Lee Market, within the jurisdiction of Napier police station, said Chhipa sources.

The body was shifted to CHK for medico-legal formalities.

Ali Bakhsh, 33, died when an unknown vehicle hit him in Mochko Goth, Baldia. The body was moved to Civil Hospital Karachi for an autopsy.

An unknown man, aged about 50 years, died due to heart attack in Rasheedabad, Baldia. The body was taken to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital Karachi.