Two policemen sustained injuries in an encounter with dacoits where as one of the injured dacoit was arrested.     – File Photo

KARACHI: Incidents of violence and target killings claimed seven more lives in Karachi where as the CID police arrested four suspected target killers allegedly involved in the targeted killings of 18 persons, DawnNews reported on Wednesday.

Unknown persons killed one person in Karachi’s Federal B area Block 14 and Garden areas respectively.

Tortured bodies were found in Malir near KDA Chowrangi and Mauripur Road respectively.

Two more people were shot dead in the port city's Dastagir  and Gushan-e-Iqbal area.

Partial remains of a woman were found in Surjani town area, preciously other remains of the women had been recovered near Mauripur area a day earlier.

In related news, the CID police conducted a raid operation in Surjani town area near Mewah Shah grave yard and arrested four suspects allegedly involved in the target killings of 18 persons and recovered illicit arms and ammunition from them.

An encounter between police and dacoits took place  in Gulshan e Iqbal area near Bait-ul-Mukarram mosque. Two policemen sustained injuries in the encounter where was one injured dacoit was also arrested.

The funeral prayers for the CID policeman who was killed a day earlier were held at the Police headquarters in Karachi's Garden area.

The IG police after offering the funeral prayers spoke to media persons and said that every killing cannot be categorised as ‘Target killing’.

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