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Six killed in incidents of violence in Karachi

June 19, 2012


Policemen stand guard on a street in Karachi. — Photo by AFP/File

KARACHI: At least six people were killed in incidents of violence in Karachi, DawnNews reported on Tuesday.

Those killed included a worker of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) and a cleric.

A body was found stuffed in a gunny bag in Korangi's Chamra Chowrangi. The man had been abducted and then murdered.

Moreover, another body was found in Federal B Area's Jauharabad neighbourhood. The victim's hands and feet had been tied.

In another incident, bodies of three men were recovered from a stationary car on Mirza Adam Khan Road in the city's Lyari Town.

The three victims, who were residents of Karachi's North Karachi area, had been tortured and then shot dead.

One of the victims from the shooting incident in Lyari was an active worker of the MQM.

Furthermore, unknown gunmen had shot dead a cleric in the city’s Nazimabad area.