Three killed, five injured in Karachi violence

Published Oct 29, 2012 03:14am

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Policemen on a street in Karachi. — File photo

KARACHI: Various incidents of firing claimed three lives and injured five persons early on Monday whereas Rangers and police conducted a targeted operation in Dalmia area of Karachi, DawnNews reported.

Two persons were injured of firing in Karachi's North Nazimabad area. One of the victims succumbed to his wounds whereas the other was shifted to a nearby hospital for medical treatment.

A tortured body was found in a gunny bag near West Wharf Bridge on Mauripur Road of the city.

Another person died of gunshot wounds when unknown gunmen opened fire at him in Karachi's Sukkun area.

Two people suffered gunshot wounds during a scuffle that broke out, following a traffic accident in North Nazimabad area of Karachi.

Another person was injured ina separated incident of firing in Karachi's Gulshan-i-Iqbal area.

Rangers and police conducted a joint targeted operation in Karachi's Dalmia area during which security personnel performed door to door search in the neighbourhood.

Earlier on Sunday two people had died of gunshot wounds in Baldia and North Nazimabad areas of the city.

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