Karachi The provincial metropolis remained tense on Thursday as five more people were killed and a vehicle of a private TV channel covering the police raid on Kati Pahari area was set ablaze. According to details, a team of a TV channel visited the Kati Pahari area along an Anti-Car Lifting Cell (ACLC) squad where gunmen intercepted the high-roof vehicle and police party and showered bullets on them. As a result, police and TV channel team had to flee while miscreants set on fire the vehicle. The media team was covering the raid on a den of car lifters when incident took place. The Orangi Town area and its adjacent vicinities are already in the grip of violence. On Thursday, a rickshaw driver was shot dead near Mehfooz Biryani House at Sector 6-E in the limits of Orangi Town Police Station. The victim 25-year-old Mohammad Arif Khan was sitting in his rickshaw near Bilal Mosque at Sector 6-E when unidentified armed men reached the scene and showered bullets. He received bullet injuries and died on the way to hospital. The body was shifted to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) for legal formalities. Police officials said victim was a resident of Frontier Colony Pirabad and hailed from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Following the killing of rickshaw driver tension gripped several areas including Orangi Town, Qasba Colony, Bukhari Colony, Kati Pahari and surrounding areas, where armed men resorted to aerial firing. All major markets including Aligarh Bazaar, Pakhtun Market, Qasba No 2 1/2 Market and other commercial points were closed due to poor law and order situation. In Qasba Colony near Metro Cinema, Bacha Khan Flyover around half a dozen armed men attacked a passenger bus of route No W-55. Five passengers namely Mustafa, Mohammad Nasar, Farhan, Shabbir and another received bullet injuries. Police shifted them to Qatar Hospital and Abbasi Shaheed Hospital (ASH) for treatment, where Shabbirs condition was reportedly critical. After the incident, rival ethnic groups again resorted to firing in each others areas. Heavy contingents of police were deployed in the sensitive areas. In other incident, an ANP activist was injured when assailants targeted him near Al-Asif Square. Police said unidentified motorcyclist intercepted the ANP worker when he was on his way in a car and opened fire at him. He received three bullets. Police shifted him to a private hospital. DSP Sohrab Goth Iftikhar Lodhi said Fareed Khan was running rent a car business in Sohrab Goth. He had personal enmity with someone and the attack could be a possible outcome of that rivalry. Police said his condition was critical. Two bodies of unidentified people were recovered form Block 4, Gulshan-e-Iqbal in the limits of Mubina Town Police Station. Police said assailants brought the bodies in a car after shooting them dead and threw these in Gulshan-e-Iqbal area. The bodies were shifted to the city morgue for autopsy and identification. Another victim namely Asad Khan was shot dead when he was sitting at a tea stall located in the New Karachi Industrial area in the precincts of Gabool Town Police Station. Separately, police found a body with torture marks of a man near Gutter Baghicha in the precincts of Pak Colony Police Station. The identity of the victim is yet to be ascertained while the body was shifted to the morgue after autopsy at Civil Hospital. SHO said victim had been shot once after torture and he appeared to be Balochi-speaking. Police have registered an FIR against unidentified assailants and believe that Lyari gangsters are behind the murder.