Rescue workers arrive at Jinnah Hospital while carrying the bodies of victims of a firing incident in Karachi. – Photo by Online/File

KARACHI: A senior officer of the Karachi Electric Supply Company (KESC) and six others were killed in different incidents of violence in Karachi on Tuesday.

According to police, KESC's Deputy General Manager Farhan Khalil was killed in a blast in his car near Landi Kotal Roundabout in North Nazimabad.

A pedestrian, identified as Umer, was also injured in the incident.

KESC officer's body was shifted to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for medico-legal formalities.

Meanwhile, six people including a doctor, an official of an intelligence agency and a political activist were killed in separate incidents of violence and targeted killings in the metropolis.

Sindh Governor Dr Ishratul Ibad Khan has expressed grief over the deaths of Abbasi Shaheed Hospital's doctor Asad Usman and KESC officer Farhan Kalil in terrorist incidents.

In a statement, the governor also strongly condemned the killing of Prof Sibte Jafar, who was gunned down on Monday.

The governor sought report of these terrorist incidents from the IG Police Sindh and directed him to take effective action against culprits.

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