Karachi violence claims eight lives

Published May 20, 2013
—File Photo.
—File Photo.

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

A member of a political party was killed in a gun firing incident in Karachi’s Gulistan-e-Johar area, whereas a policeman was also injured in the attack. Panic and fear spread in the area and markets and shops were closed down in the vicinity.

Two persons were gunned down in separate incidents near Abbasi Shaheed Hospital and the airport.

One person was also killed near Denso Hall on MA Jinnah road.

Moreover, one person was shot dead in Orangi Town’s Frontier Colony.

Meanwhile, three persons were killed in separate firing incidents in Nazimabad, Orangi Town and Iqbal Market respectively.

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