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Eight people were killed in various acts of violence in Karachi on Monday. — File photo

KARACHI: Eight people died while at least four people were killed within an hour in different incidents of violence in Karachi on Monday night, DawnNews reported.

A man, identified as Sardar, was gunned down near Indus Plaza in Sohrab Goth locality while Hussain and Naqeeb sustained injuries in the same incident.

Separate incident of violence in Korangi’s Bilal Colony, Mehmoodabad’s Chanesar Goth and Layari’s Moosa Lane left Atif, Shehzad and Noorul Huda dead respectively.

Earlier, a police official, identified as Shabir Jan, was gunned down in Sohrab Goth neighbourhood.

Zahid was killed in Iqbal Market while Irshad was killed in a knife attack in PECHS Tipo Sultan area.

Saleem, who was injured two days ago in an armed attack, succumbed to his wounds in PIB Colony.

Meanwhile, a fuel station in Surjani Town’s Khuda ki Basti came under a hand grenade attack by unidentified miscreants leaving two station workers injured.

The bomb-disposal squad, in their investigative report, suggested it was a Russian made RGD-1 grenade.

Moreover, unknown motorcycle riders fled away after hurling a tennis-ball-bomb at a shop in China Mobile Market in Banaras area. The shop was destroyed in the attack.

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