Karachi: Three die in Malir shootings

KARACHI: Three persons were killed in firing in Malir, while seven persons were wounded in other shooting incidents in Karachi.

“Motorcycle riding gunmen shot dead Dilawar at Ammar Yasir Society in Malir, while his friend Ahmed Ali was critically wounded in the incident, who later died at Jinnah Hospital,” local police said.

According to the police he was brother of a lady councilor affiliated with Muslim League (Q). Police handed over dead bodies to the families.

A dead body of an unidentified youth with bullet wounds was found from Saudia Colony in Malir Khokharapar area, police added.

In last two weeks 10 persons have been killed in shooting incidents in Malir, causing harassment and fear in locality.

In other firing incidents at Korangi, Taimuriya, SITE, Sir Syed Town, U.P. More, Shafeeque More, Eidgah, Pirabad and Shahrah-e-Noorjehan seven persons were wounded.