Nine, including two cops, killed in Karachi violence

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KARACHI: Nine people, including two policemen, were killed and four others injured in Karachi violence on Thursday.
A former SHO Anwar Jaffri was killed in firing and another man was injured by unidentified armed men in Korangi. The victims were shifted to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JMPC) for medico-legal formalities and treatment respectively.
A cop Mehboob was killed and another policeman Farooq injured by armed men when they signalled them to stop in Orangi Town. The body and injured were shifted to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for medico-legal formalities.
A 50-year-old man, Mushtaq, was killed in firing by unidentified armed men in Korangi. The body was shifted to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JMPC) for an autopsy.
A 60-year-old man, Qasim, son of Peer Bux, resident of North Karachi, was shot dead by unidentified armed men at Northern Bypass. The body was shifted to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for a post-mortem.
A person identified as Sabir was killed for resisting a robbery attempt in Shamsi Colony of Orangi Town. The body was shifted to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for medico-legal formalities.
A 20-year-old woman, Rani, wife of Qadir, was killed when a gun of security guard went off during cleaning it in Federal B area, Block-11. Accused guard fled to unknown destination. The body was shifted to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for an autopsy.
A 40-year-old woman, Mehnaz, daughter of Aijaz, was killed and other 30-year-old woman, Shaheen, and a man Murshud were injured by unidentified men with attacks of knives in Tauheed Colony, Orangi Town, Block-L. The body and injured were shifted to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for medico-legal formalities.
A 3-year-old child was found dead along Superhighway near Jamali Goth. The body was shifted to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for an autopsy. The identity of the victim could not be ascertained yet.
The body of a man was found from bushes in Jam Goth area. The body was shifted to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JMPC) for post-mortem. The identity of the victim could not be ascertained yet.
Meanwhile, two men identified as Saqib and Adnan were injured in alleged shooting by Rangers personnel in SITE area. They were shifted to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for treatment.
According to Rangers official, both men opened fire on Rangers personnel first. DG Rangers has formed a committee to probe the incident. The committee will submit a report by Friday.
A Rangers spokesman said that those personnel who were involved in the shooting would remain in detention until completion of the inquiry.
Bank looted: Meanwhile, five robbers looted a bank in Federal B area near Gul Plaza on Thursday evening.
According to police, five robbers entered Habib Bank Limited Gul Plaza branch after its closing time. They collected Rs 8 million and decamped with booty to unknown destination after swift operation. 
DIG West Javed Alam Odho said that security guards were involved in the robbery. He said that police were searching for the robbers with the help of CCTV footage. He said that the robbers’ faces were recognizable in the footage. Eleven bank robberies have been committed in Karachi during this year.

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