Five killed, several injured in violence


At least five persons were killed and several others injured in separate incidents of violence and road accidents in different localities of the city on Friday.
According to police, unidentified motorcyclists opened fire on a car near Annu Bhai Park in Nazimabad area.As a result of firing, two car riders were killed on the spot while two others sustained wounds. The attackers fled from the scene. The bodies and injured were shifted to a local hospital for treatment. The deceased were identified as Javed Abbas and Rafique while the injured included Abdul Shakoor and Umer.
In yet another incident, a man was shot dead by some unidentified people near Water Pump Chorangi.
In Zainab Market area of Karachi Saddar, a speeding water tanker rammed over a motorcycle carrying three persons. Two motorcyclists identified as Jaffar and Mujahid were killed on the spot while Aslam sustained critical wounds. The injured was rushed to Jinnah Hospital for treatment.
The Paredi Police took the water tanker and motorcycle into custody and arrested driver responsible for the accident.
The police during operation in Awami Colony area of Landhi arrested two culprits involved in various crimes including robberies, mobiles and motorcycles snatching and recovered pistols and a snatched motorbike from their possession.
Meanwhile firing continued in different areas of Karachi during which more than 10 persons were injured.
SBCA survey declares 203 buildings dangerous: The Sindh Building Control Authority (SBCA) has declared 203 buildings in the metropolis as dangerous and the occupants have been asked to vacate them immediately.
This was announced in a statement of the SBCA issued here on Friday.
It said that the decision has been taken after a survey conducted by the SBCA.
Most of such buildings, the SBCA statement pointed out, are located in Saddar Town and their number is 153. Whereas 16 of the buildings are located in Lyari Town, 11 each in Jamshed Town and Liaquatabad Town, four in Kemari Town, three in Malir Town and one each in Shah Faisal Town, Gulshan-i-Iqbal Town, Korangi Town and Gulberg Town.
The survey, it was pointed out, was carried out by the SBCA technical committee for dangerous building.