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Six killed in Karachi violence

July 03, 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 on Tuesday, DawnNews reported.

Moreover, the police claimed arresting a suspected target killer.

In the city's Orangi Town area, two people, including a political worker, were shot dead.

Separately, one man was gunned down in the Baldia Town neighbourhood.

Another man was killed in SITE's Metroville area whereas a policeman was shot dead in Gulbahar.

Furthermore, a man who had been wounded in an overnight firing incident in Karachi’s Quaidabad area succumbed to his wounds at a hospital.

‘Target killer’ arrested

West zone police on Tuesday claimed arresting Shahid alias 'darinda' over suspected involvement in over 30 incidents of targeted killings and gang war.

A hand grenade and arms were also recovered from the suspect's possession, police claimed.