Six killed in Karachi violence

Published Jul 03, 2012 09:34am

khi-police1-afp670
Policemen stand guard on a street in Karachi. — Photo by AFP/File

KARACHI: At least six people were killed in incidents of violence in Karachi on Tuesday, DawnNews reported.

Moreover, the police claimed arresting a suspected target killer.

In the city's Orangi Town area, two people, including a political worker, were shot dead.

Separately, one man was gunned down in the Baldia Town neighbourhood.

Another man was killed in SITE's Metroville area whereas a policeman was shot dead in Gulbahar.

Furthermore, a man who had been wounded in an overnight firing incident in Karachi’s Quaidabad area succumbed to his wounds at a hospital.

‘Target killer’ arrested

West zone police on Tuesday claimed arresting Shahid alias 'darinda' over suspected involvement in over 30 incidents of targeted killings and gang war.

A hand grenade and arms were also recovered from the suspect's possession, police claimed.


Do you have information you wish to share with Dawn.com? You can email our News Desk to share news tips, reports and general feedback. You can also email the Blog Desk if you have an opinion or narrative to share, or reach out to the Special Projects Desk to send us your Photos, or Videos.

More From This Section

Most Popular

Comments (0) (Closed)