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Four more killed as Karachi target killing continues

March 07, 2011


Hospital workers console a man grieving for a family member who died after being targeted in Karachi.—Reuters/File photo

KARACHI: Four people, including two political workers and a woman, were killed while four others were injured on Monday as target killing in the city continued for a second consecutive day.

Doctor Hasan Asif also a political worker was killed in the area of Rashid Minhas Road when his car came under attack. Asif was taken to hospital but he succumbed to his injuries.

A forty-year-old unidentified man was gunned down near Clifton Bridge.

Meanwhile, a woman named Ameer Jan was killed and her son wounded when unknown assailant opened fire near Banaras Chok of Oranagi Town.

Unknown motorcyclists also killed one man and injured two others near Railway crossing in North Nazimabad.