KARACHI: Three people were killed and another three injured in different violence incidents in the city, while police arrested an accused during a raid in Orangi Town on Monday.
Unknown gunmen opened fire in Kanwari Colony Manghopir and killed a retired Army man Rasool Khan. The body was shifted to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital (ASH) for medico-legal formalities.
According to police, a man Gujjar Khan was found dead in City Railway Station Colony within the limits of Methadar Police Station. His body was shifted to Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK) for an autopsy.
Unidentified armed men killed a man in C-1 area Liaquatabad. The body was brought to CHK for a post-mortem examination.
A 20-year-old Ateeq son of Ameer Baz was shot and injured by unknown armed culprits on Northern Bypass near Janjal Goth within limits of Gulshan-e-Maymar. The injured was rushed to ASH for treatment.
According to SSP Orangi Town, two persons belonging to a political party were shot and injured when unidentified armed men opened fire on them near Shah Faisal intersection in Orangi Town. The injured were identified as Akbar and Wajihuddin. They were shifted to ASH for treatment.
Police conducted raids in Pakistan Bazaar area of Orangi Town and arrested an accused who was involved in attacking two political party workers and injuring them. The accused was identified as Noor Alam alias Munna while arms were also recovered from his possession, police sources told. ppi
US citizen arrested carrying ammunition at Karachi Airport: A citizen of the United States (US) was arrested at Jinnah
International Airport on recovery of some projectiles from his possession on Monday.
The US citizen was carrying 15 bullets of 9 millimetres along with a magazine, when security officials searched him. A case was registered against him at the Airport Police Station. The detainee US citizen was due to catch Islamabad-bound flight. He had his original passport.
According to SP Rao Anwar the bullets recovered from the US citizen would be checked whether they were the same being used in killings in Karachi. Anwar said the possibility of even flight hi-jacking could not be ruled out.
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