Violence devours another nine lives

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At least nine people fell prey to violence while five others sustained injuries in separate incidents of firing in Karachi here on Saturday.
In the meantime, the law enforcement agencies managed to arrest a couple of target killers.
Earlier, unidentified assailants killed Jaman Shah and his wife in Khokarapar No 4 after they forcibly entered their residence.
In Orangi Town No 12, Syed Jamal Faisal, a Sindh High Court (SHC) employee, and Jamil Baloch of Baldia town were killed in separate incidents of firing.
Two tortured bodies were recovered from ditches in the Aaso Goth area of Malir and Al-Asif Square in Sohrab Goth whereas police recovered the body of a woman from Sikandar Goth area of Sacchal.
A truck driver, Fatehullahm, was killed in Korangi Industrial Area and a man identified as Shiraz Memon was killed on Jamshed Road, both in incidents of firing.
Five people were injured in firing incidents in different parts of the city whereas police managed to arrest a target killer identified as Sharjeel.
Later on, the police conducted a raid on a house near Gul Ahmed Chorangi in Quaidabad. After exchange of fire, police arrested target killer Sharjeel while two accused managed to escape. Police also recovered arms from the possession of the accused. According to police, the accused was involved in murder, attempt to murder and several criminal incidents.
Meanwhile, Karachi police apprehended an alleged target killer after an encounter in Quaidabad area.
Police conducted raid on a house near Gul Ahmed Chorangi in Quaidabad. After exchange of fire, police arrested target killer Sharjeel while two accused managed to escape.
Police also recovered arms from the possession of the accused. According to police, the accused was involved in murder, attempt to murder and several dacoity cases. Further investigations are underway.