Two gunned down in Karachi, reigniting target-killing fears

Two people were gunned down in different areas of Karachi on Saturday, reigniting target-killing fears in the port city.

According to details, a person was shot dead in Orangi Town no.10 while another was targeted in New Rizvia Society.

Meanwhile Karachi police have arrested a suspected terrorist belonging to banned Lashkar-e-Jhangvi.

According to SSP Central, the terrorist is identified as Umar Hayat.

On Friday, at least six persons were shot dead in different parts of the port city.


Police said that unknown assailants on a motorcycle opened fire in Patel Para, killing one man and injuring another in Patel Para. Later on, the injured of the incident succumbed to his wounds in a hospital.

Former Senator Faisal Raza Abidi was arrested during a late night raid at his Karachi residence in connection with the Patel Para firing incident.

Three other people were also killed on Friday near Shafiq Mor while one person was injured in a firing incident in Hyderi, who later succumbed to his injuries during treatment.

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