KARACHI: Fourteen more people, including two children, were killed in fresh incidents of violence since Saturday night in the country’s financial capital, DawnNews reported.
Police recovered two dead bodies from Orangi Town on Sunday. Both the victims, identified as Faisal and Zeeshan, were residents of Qasba Colony.
Police also recovered the dead body of Rizwan, a Garden area resident, from Pak Colony on Sunday. After he was abducted from outside his residence on Saturday morning, Rizwan’s family had reported the kidnapping to police and CPLC authorities, but to no avail. According to the family members, the kidnappers had told them that Rizwan would be punished with death for being a member of the Urdu-speaking community.
Meanwhile, two children were shot dead while a man was severely injured when unidentified assailants opened fire in Mehmoodabad on Saturday night.
A young man also suffered fatal wounds and another was wounded when unidentified armed attackers opened fire near Safari park on University Road. Another dead body was found in a gunny bag from under the Teen Hatti Bridge.
The wave of ethnic violence and bloodshed that has engulfed Karachi since August 17 has so far claimed 87 lives in the past five days.
Moreover, DawnNews received images of the assailants who attacked a police van in Chakra village in Korangi area of Karachi.
The assailants are under police arrest and cases have also been registered against them in court.