Karachi- Moments after the end of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s Karachi visit, at least six people including a policeman were killed during last 24 hours in different violence and firing incidents in the metropolis.
A police, Zeeshan, was killed on Ijtimagah Road in Manghopir. Zeeshan was going back home after his duty was over. The number of police fatalities during the holy month of Ramadan, mounted to seven.
Lyari also became a flashpoint. Limb-tied body of a youth was recovered from Lyari’s Chakiwara. Two others—Rehmat and Khalil, were gunned down in Afshani Street.
Rangers and police started search operation after sealing off different streets of Lyari. According to sources of the rangers, the deceased were killed by the operatives of Lyari’s gang-war on suspicion of betrayal.
According to the Rangers sources, full-fledged operation will be launched in Lyari after the midnight. Earlier, a man, Riaz Habib, was shot down in his head as he was coming out of masjid located in Kati Pahari area of Qasba Colony. A youth, Zamir, was targeted in Lyari’s Lee Market area. He was transported to Civil Hospital in critical condition; however, he passed away in the hospital.