KARACHI The unabated wave of target-killing claimed another six lives on Monday, taking the death toll to 24, in last four days in a vicinity of Orangi Town and adjoining areas. The fourth consecutive day of political and ethnic violence claimed the lives of four more people while miscreants also torched two more vehicles. At least three persons were killed while another wounded in an incident of target-killing near Nazimabad Bridge in the remit of the Nazimabad Police. Abbasi Shaheed Hospital Medical Superintended (MS) confirmed the death of three people, saying that three persons, apparently Pashto-speaking were brought dead to the hospital while termed the condition of the forth one as critical. DSP Faisal Noor said that the deceased were Pakhtoon who were targeted by gunmen riding on motorcycles underneath the Nazimabad bridge. In another similar incident, the Police found the body of a youth from the limits of Pirabad Police. The body was shifted to Edhi morgue Sohrab Goth for identification after legal formalities. Separately, a man identified as Naseeb Khan who was wounded during a clash near Ship-owners College within the Sharah-e-Noor Jahan Police precincts, succumbed to his wounds. SHO Amjad Kiyani said that Naseeb Khan was the activist of the ANP worker and was injured during a clash at Kati Pahari. Following the violence, the Sindh government has imposed Section 144 across the Orangi Town. Interestingly, Section 144 has been imposed after the failure of both bans including on pillion-riding and issuance of arms licences earlier as preventive measure taken out to stop the target-killing. Residents of area while talking to The Nation told that Section 144 and deployment of heavy contingent of the law-enforcement agencies personnel proved fruitless as tension between the rival groups still prevailing across the town. They lamented that commercial and routine life activities were suspended completely as firing incidents were continued unabated the Orangi Town. On the other hand, the affected residents carried out protest rallies and demonstrations separately in Qasba More and Banaras where they also tried to disturb the law and order situation. Enrage crowd chanted slogans against the government and law enforcers while asking the reason behind reluctant attitude of authorities. The police said that the incident in which three people were killed triggered when an MQM activist namely Rizwan sustained bullet injures. He was taken to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital where he died during treatment. In retaliation, three persons identified as Tahir Khan, Mir Dad Khan and Zubair Khan were killed and another Naveed wounded while another bystander named Inayatullah was killed when the unidentified persons restored to firing in different parts of Nazimabad. The worst hit localities of Orangi Town including Qasba Colony, Ali Garh Society, Qasba More, Banaras and Pirabad areas were echoing because of the exchange of fire from the last four days. Residents Orangi Town were stuck inside the town as they have fear of target outside Orangi because of three limited routes for entry and exit dominated by the rival groups where rival parties have set up pickets on rooftops of various buildings and engaged in the firing. People having personal transport could only take the risk because the public transport remain off the roads in the town. It was reported that armed men also opened fire on some rescue ambulances at Qasba More and attacked with stones the personnel of the law-enforcement agencies but the officials concerned denied the attack.