At least four persons were killed and several others injured in fresh spate of violence in different localities of the city on Tuesday. The police arrest 23 suspects during operation and recovered arms from their possession.
The bodies were shifted to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital where identity of the deceased was confirmed as Ayub and Riaz.
In Soldier Bazaar, armed assailants shot at and killed one person identified as Imran while he was on his way to school to drop his children there. Police said that the murder seems to be outcome of personal enmity. The deceased was a resident of Golimar.
Police recovered tortured dead body of a woman near Bismillah Market in Gulshan-e-Maymar.
Firing incidents continued in different localities of the city during which more than 15 persons were reported injured. The wounded persons were shifted of different hospitals of concerned areas where condition of some injured persons was stated to be serious.
According to DIG West Zone, Asif Ijaz Sheikh, on a tip off regarding presence of criminals, police accompanied by women constables conducted search operation in Itehad and Nawab Colonies of Baldia Town.
During security forces action 23 suspects were arrested and arms including a Kalashnikov, 100 TT Pistols and hundreds of rounds of different bores were recovered from the possession of detainees.