Karachi: The violence in Karachi seemed to be not halting and it appears that there is no law and order in the city as at least 13 people including two policemen and political activists were gunned down during 24 hours in different incidents across the city, sources said on Friday.
Three men were shot dead by unidentified assailants in Federal B Area in the jurisdiction of Samanabad police station today. The deceased were identified as Imran, Abdul Basit and Shoaib. An official at the police station said they had come from Balochistan to receive bodies of their two relatives killed in Baldia town a few days earlier.
Two bullet-riddled and tortured dead bodies were found from Baldia Number 5. The deceased were identified as 22-year-old Mitho and 25-year-old Amir.
A young man, Usman Ali, was shot dead by unidentified armed men near Al-Asif Square, Sohrab Goth area last night.
Unidentified armed men attacked three policemen, who were patrolling the area of Baldia town last night; two of the policemen were dead on the spot while the third received minor injuries.
Meanwhile, bullet riddled body of a young man was found in Liaquatabad on early hours of Friday, police said.
Four people including a child were shot dead and four others injured at in Malir on the same day.
Three people were killed while a child was critically injured in indiscriminate firing at Mansehra Colony falling in the limits of Sharafi Goth police station. The deceased were identified as Fazal s/o Islam Jan, Siraj s/o Pirzada and Anwar Sher, all in their mid forties.
The injured child, Ayaz son of Fazal Muhammad succumbed to his injuries during treatment. The other injured were identified as Riasat Bibi, 45, Muslim Khan, 22, Zaka, 25 and Amjad, 30.
The injured and bodies were shifted to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre.
Decomposed body of a girl was found from a Gulshan-e-Iqbal on Friday, police said. At least ten days old body of 8-year-old girl was recovered from empty plot number 318 of block 20 falling in the limits of Gulshan-e-Iqbal police station.
The body was shifted to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre for postmortem. Later the body was shifted to Edhi Morgue for want of identification.
A man identified as Abdul Qadir was shot dead at Gul Bai, Sher Shah Area.
Moreover, Friday evening a man was shot dead in Shah Latif Town area. The deceased was identified as Sabir, 25 son of Faizullah.
After these incidents of violence police and rangers beefed up patrolling and started snap checking in different parts of Karachi.