Five killed, three injured as city continues to bleed

* 2 car-lifters killed in encounter * Govt decides to increase deployment of Rangers to maintain peace in the city
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KARACHI: Five people were killed and three other injured in different incidents of firing in the city on Wednesday.
A 31-year-old man, Fayyaz Muhammad Shah, son of Muheeb Shah, was killed in firing by unidentified armed men in Soldier Bazaar. The body was shifted to the Civil Hospital Karachi for an autopsy.
A man was found dead in Kaneez Fatima Society area of Surjani Town. According to rescue sources, the body was four days old. It was shifted to the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for medico-legal formalities.
In another incident, a 30-year-old man, Faizan, son of Shahid, was killed in firing by unidentified armed men in Abdullahabad areas of Surjani Town. The victim was shifted to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for a post-mortem.
A 20-year-old youth, Sajid, son of Abdul Hakeem, was killed in firing by unidentified armed motorcyclist in Orangi Town No 11. The victim was shifted to the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for an autopsy.
A 35-year-old man, Abdul Qayyum, son of Sardar Khan, was killed by unidentified armed men in the Industrial Areas of Gulshan-e-Maymar. The body was shifted to the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for medico-legal formalities.
A 30-year-old man, Baaz Khan, was shot and injured during a robbery bid in Hub Chowki. The injured was shifted to the Civil Hospital Hub for treatment.
In another incident of firing, a 20-year-old youth, Javed, was injured for showing resistance during a robbery bid at the Bilal Roundabout in Korangi Industrial Area. The injured was shifted to the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre for treatment.
A 35-year-old man, Abdul Aziz, son of Gul Hassan, was shot and injured by unidentified armed men in Madina Colony area of New Karachi. The injured was shifted to the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for treatment.
Encounter: Meanwhile, two alleged car-lifters were killed in an encounter with police in the Nazimabad area of the city on Wednesday. According to media reports, they were killed near the Board Office. The police also recovered a car, which was snatched the other day from Ferozeabad. The alleged car-lifters were identified as Siddique and Munsif Khan, the police said.
Patrolling: Separately, the Sindh government on Wednesday decided to increase deployment of Rangers to maintain peace in the city and the province.
According to media reports, it was decided in a meeting headed by the chief secretary regarding law and order situation of the province.
The meeting also recommended facilities for law enforcement agencies, like bomb disposal vehicles, jammers, bullet-proof jackets, etc.

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