KARACHI: Violence returned to Karachi early on Sunday morning as three people were killed in incidents of target killing, while six people including two police officers were injured.
In one incident, two people were gunned down near Bait-ul-Mukarram mosque in Gulshan-e-Iqbal by unidentified armed men riding in a car opened fire on four young men. They were taken to Abbasi Shaheed hospital where two of the injured succumbed to their injuries.
In another incident, unidentified men shot and killed a man near the KPT underpass at Schonn Circle. His body was taken to Jinnah hospital.
One man was killed in a firing incident near Urdu Bazaar in Saddar.
Meanwhile, a police officer deputed to the Central Investigations Department (CID) was shot and injured on I. I. Chundrigar road.
A police mobile parked near the Bin Qasim wireless gate on Superhighway also came under fire from unknown assailants. An officer of the AVCC, Rashid Khan was injured.
One woman was injured in Gulshan-e-Ghazi in a firing incident.