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Seven more fall prey to violence in Karachi

06 December, 2013

KARACHI: At least three people were gunned down while four bodies of men were found from different parts of the city on Thursday.

In the first incident, a police informer was gunned down in Ahsanabad within the remits of Sohrab Goth police station.

Police said that victim, namely 40-year-old Abdul Rasool, son of Rasool Baksh, accompanied three policemen to a drug den, where culprits opened fire. Resultantly Abdul was injured, and died on the way to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital, while the culprits managed to escape.

Following the incident, extra contingent of police conducted a raid and recovered a pistol, 500 bullets of Kalashnikov, and one and a half kilogrammes heroin, said DSP Sohrab Goth Khalid Khan.

In another incident, a man was gunned down and another wounded near mini bus stop within the jurisdiction of Manghopir police station.

Police said unidentified armed riders sprayed bullets and later managed to escape from the scene. As a result Abdul Rehman, 25, son of Abdul Salam and Imran sustained bullet wounds and were rushed to hospital, where doctors pronounced Rehman dead, and admitted Imran for treatment.

The incident seems to be a targeted attack, however, police are still investigating the case to ascertain the motive.

Elsewhere, an unidentified man was gunned down near Qanzal Eemaan Masjid within the precincts of Jamshed Quarter police station.

The victim was on his way on a motorcycle, when he was targeted and shot by unidentified men. The body was taken to hospital for autopsy and later moved to morgue for identification. The motive behind his killing could only be ascertained after identification.

Separately, two unidentified torture marked bodies of men were found near Niazi Chowk, Lyari within the remits of Kalri police station.

As per details, unidentified culprits kidnapped the victims, tortured them and shot them dead before dumping the bodies at the said place.

The bodies of both victims were taken to Civil Hospital Karachi for autopsy and later moved to morgue for identification.

Another body of a man was found from the bushes of Supper Highway within the vicinity of Gaddap City police station.

According to initial medical examination, the body seems four to five days old. Police shifted the body to the hospital, and later to the morgue after completing medico legal formalities.

Similarly, a 10-day old dead body of a man was found from Keamari within the limits of Docks police station. As per the procedure, the body has been moved to the morgue for identification.

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