KARACHI: More than 15 people, including two policemen, were killed in different areas of Karachi on Friday, Express News reported.
Target killings have yet again disrupted peace in the city.
Armed assailants barged into a house located in Landhi’s Mansehra Colony and opened fire, killing two people and injuring three.
According to sources, 3-4 men were said to have been involved in the attack, who managed to flee the scene.
The residents of the area shifted the murdered and the injured to a nearby hospital in taxis and rickshaws.
Meanwhile, a person named Imran was gunned down in Shah Faisal Colony’s block 4.
In Baldia Ittehad Town, unidentified people opened fire on police vehicles, resulting in the death of Head Constable Muhammad Jan Niazi and Constable Arif.
According to Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) West Amir Farooqi, the armed men snatched all of the government-possessed Submachine guns too.
Firing on two cars resulted in the death of three people, and two were severely injured close to the Ancholi area of Karachi. In a separate incident, firing in Hasan Noman Colony killed one person and firing in Baldia Town resulted in the death of two brothers, identified as Mitho and Ameer.
An unidentified body was found in a gunny bag in the area of Liaquatabad.
The police, after raiding Baldia Town, Orangi Town and Mawach Goth, have arrested approximately six people.
A person, identified as Gulaab Khan, was gunned down in the Sher Shah Gulbai area.
Unknown men opened fire on an ambulance in the Samanabad area, killing three including the driver, Imran, and injuring two others.
People in Liaquatabad, Lyari and Sohrab Goth areas were also killed in different incidents of targeted killing.