KARACHI: Three people were killed when unidentified gunmen opened fire on them in the Orangi Town area of Karachi on Friday, Express News reported.
The three men were taken to a hospital after they sustained bullet injuries in the attack. All three men died on the way.
After the incident, unidentified men opened fire and closed down shops in the area.
According to sources, the deceased were affiliated with the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP).
The families of the deceased protested against the killing and wanted to take the bodies to the Chief Minster House.
Police and security personnel have tried to disperse the protestors by resorting to shelling.
Funeral procession: National Highway blocked
The funeral procession of Ghulam Abbas, a Shia boy who was killed on Thursday, passed through the National Highway, blocking the road for those going through the area.
Markets on the highway also remained closed for business. The procession later headed towards the graveyard.