Seven more people including a former MQM worker were killed in different incidents on Thursday.
According to media reports, a hotel owner Abdullah was gunned down on resisting a robbery attempt in the Kashmir Colony in jurisdiction of Mehmoodabad police station.
In another violent incident, 40 year old Rafaqat Hassan was gunned down while he was sitting along the road side near foot ball ground at Chanaser Goth Railway crossing. According to police officials, the deceased was a resident of Soldier Bazaar. It is suspected that he was killed over a brawl.
In SaranjaniTown, unknown motorcycle riders sprayed bullets on Madina Tea House as a result of which 35 year old Abdul Jabbar was killed and Alauddin was injured. The deceased was said to be a former member of MQM and father of three. He was an owner of an Estate Agency. According to police he was probably killed over some money matters.
A dead body was found from North Karachi, while another bullet riddled body was found from the Gadap city.
Another dead body was recovered from KBR Society of Buffer Zone. Police said that the deceased identified as Saleem was an employee of ‘Sensitive Agency’.
Another body of a man bearing gun shots was found from Masoom Shah Colony near Wireless Ground. The victim was identified as Rafaqat, 39.
A 30 year old man committed suicide in Aagra Taj Colony of Lyari, while a child plunged into a Malir river near Khokhrapar area and his body was taken out by rescue workers.