KARACHI: Five deaths in three hours raised the toll to eight on Friday in the renewed incidents of violence in the city, DawnNews reported.
A man was gunned down in Mujahidabad, Orangi Town followed by the targeted killing of a former member of a banned outfit in Meraj Nabi Colony, a nearby locality.
Worker of a political party was murdered in New Karachi area and a civilian was killed near Pakistan Chowk locality.
A police official succumbed to his wounds after being injured during a clash with the outlaws.
A police informer and a common man got injured after being attacked near Sohrab Goth. Both succumbed to their wounds before reaching the hospital.
Another worker of a political party died in a hospital after being shot on Thursday in Surjani Town area.
Interior Minister Rehman Malik has ordered the IG Sindh Police for an inquiry into the incidents on priority basis.