At least 11 people were shot dead in Karachi last night during different incidents of targeted killings.
Three people were killed in the relatively ‘safe’ Defence area, while three others were shot down in Baldia Town, Mehran Town and the Goldmark Plaza respectively.
Mufti Tariq Shah and his ally were gunned down in the Akhtar Colony area while two others were shot down in the Korangi area.
The city witnessed incidents of sectarian violence yesterday as well when four people of the Shia community were killed. A plastic surgeon was targeted near Liberty Chowk, Tariq Road, while a medical technician in Manghopir was shot down in the Garam Chashma area. A tailor belonging to the Shia community was murdered along with his Sunni friend when armed motorcyclists opened fire at his shop in the FC area.
Another individual, Muhammad Shan, was gunned down near the Patel Hospital while he was taking the zuljanah for ziarat.