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KARACHI: At least eight people were killed on Thursday in separate incidents of firing in Karachi, DawnNews reported.

In the most recent incident today, a man and his wife -- both doctors -- were killed when armed gunmen opened fire at their clinic in Karachi’s Abulhasan Ispahani road.

Meanwhile, the biggest incident of target killing today took place in Quaidabad area when gunmen shot dead four people traveling in a taxi. All four victims were activists of a political party.

Earlier, one person was killed when unknown gunmen opened fire on him on the Hub River Road in Karachi’s Baldia Town area.

Another man was shot dead in the Baldia Town’s Abidabad area.

Separately, the police claimed arresting 15 people, including two suspected bank robbers.

The city’s East Zone police conducted different operations and arrested 13 suspects, including three proclaimed offenders. The police also recovered weapons from the arrested individuals.

Moreover, Gulistan-i-Jauhar police arrested two suspects allegedly involved in a bank robbery.

According to police sources, the suspects looted a private bank on Karachi’s University Road and managed to flee with Rs 36 million.


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