Target killing and violence continued in the city as three more people were killed and several others injured in different areas of the metropolis on Saturday.
In Frontier Colony, SITE area of Karachi a 13-year-old boy identified as Idrees was electrocuted while chasing a ball his feet entangled with electric wires. He died on the spot. The residents of the area blamed the Karachi Electric Supply Company (KESC) for the incident and they demanded immediate repair of broken wires.
Armed robbers shot at and injured one person named Altaf upon resistance during an attempted snatching of a motorcyclist near Nazimabad Inquiry office. The injured was shifted to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital.
Unidentified armed men kidnapped a trader from Defence area. The traders’ community staged protest demonstration against the incident and demanded the authorities for his earlier recovery.
Meanwhile, firing continued in various areas of Karachi during which at least seven persons were injured who were shifted to different hospitals.