KARACHI: At least six persons including a police officer were killed on Monday in various incidents of violence in Karachi whereas police arrested a man from Shershah area of Karachi who was suspected of involvement in killing of police personnel, DawnNews reported.
One person was killed in a gun firing incident near Safoorah Chowrangi in Karachi.
Two bodies were found stuffed in gunnybags in Karachi's Abbas town area. The bodies bore marks of torture and gunshot wounds.
Unknown gunmen killed an police Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI ) in Landhi's Sherpao colony area of Karachi. The deceased was posted in Karachi's Quaidabad police station.
Another person was killed by gun firing in Bin Qasim area of the city.
Some armed men opened fire at a shop in Kahradar's Bantwa area of Karachi injuring two people. The injured were shifted to a nearby hospital where one of the wounded succumbed to his injuries during treatment. Fear and panic gripped the area after the incident.
A incharge of a private welfare organisation was critically injured in a gunfiring incident in Lyari area of Karachi.
Meanwhile, police conducted a raid in Shershah area of Karachi and arrested a man suspected of involvement in target killings. Police sources claimed that the arrested suspect was a hired gun who used to kill policemen after collecting head money adding that the government had place a bounty of Rs 500,000 on the head of the arrested man.