A Pakistan People’s Party local leader was among seven gunned down in Karachi on Tuesday, officials said.
Balti sustained five bullets and died on the spot. His body was taken to a government-run medical facility for autopsy.
However, official said the PPP leader was targeted by a 9mm pistol, the arm which is being used in most of the targeted killings in the city.
Earlier, four people were reported killed in the city violence. Two tortured dead bodies, packed in gunny bags, were found near Crown Cinema, Mauripur Road.
Another body was found from Bihar Colony last night. Police said that the victims were kidnapped and later killed.
A man was shot dead in unidentified gunmen’s firing in New Town.