Fresh wave of violence claims five lives in Karachi
Five people were on Tuesday killed in Karachi, Pakistan`s biggest city and financial hub, in the fresh wave of violence and target killings.
Karachi: Five people were on Tuesday killed in Karachi, Pakistan`s biggest city and financial hub, in the fresh wave of violence and target killings.
Police said during the last 24 hours as many as 11 people were killed in different parts of the city.
Unknown gunmen opened fire today morning in Sarjani town, killing one person, In Shah Latif town, another person was killed when gunmen opened fire near a petrol station.
Three bodies were also recovered from Korangi, FC Area and Gulbahar, they said. Yesterday, a worker of the Pakistan People`s Party and another of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement were killed in separate incidents of firing, followed by an arson attack on a passenger bus in Gulistan-i-Jauhar.
According to the Sindh Home Ministry, 500 murders have taken place during the current year, while 114 lives have been lost due to target killing.
Meanwhile, police claimed to have arrested five persons involved in target killings.