According to a police record, so far, 1,300 people have been killed in the current year.-AFP/File photo

KARACHI: After a brief period of relative calm in Karachi, firing incidents claimed 12 lives in the last 24 hours, DawnNews reported.

The dead included two people who were gunned down Tuesday morning.

Assailants killed a man in Sector 4-F of Orangi Town while another person was targeted in Ashrafi Goth today.

On Monday night, assailants sprayed a car with bullets in Gulshan-i-Iqbal Town, killing two people. Moreover, an activist of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) was gunned down in the city’s Pir Ilahi Bux (PIB) Colony.

Furthermore, two people, including a 12-year-old child, were killed in separate incidents of firing late on Monday in Orangi Town.

Eight people were killed in the city’s North Nazimabad, Jaffar Tayar Society, Landhi and Joharabad areas on Monday.

According to a police record, so far, 1,300 people have been killed in the current year.

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