Karachi violence claims 12 lives | DAWN.COM
KARACHI: At least 12 people were killed on Friday in firing incidents in different parts of Karachi, DawnNews reported.
Unidentified gunmen on a motorbike shot three people at Qadhafi Chowk in the Orangi Town area. The shooters managed to escape from the crime scene.
In another part of Orangi Town, bullet riddled dead bodies of two kidnapped men were found. The bodies bore torture marks, DawnNews learnt. Two other people were shot dead in Orangi.
Separately, a rickshaw driver was killed in a firing related incident at Teen Hatti.
Moreover, two people were shot dead in the areas of Malir and New Sabzi-mandi at Super Highway.
One person was shot dead in Aligarh colony.
Furthermore, a man wounded in a shooting incident in Clifton on Thursday succumbed to his injuries.
Home Minister takes notice
Home Minister Sindh Manzoor Wasan took notice of the deteriorating law and order situation and ordered the law enforcement agencies to establish peace in the metropolis.
Wasan ordered Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Karachi West to produce an investigative report on the killings in Orangi Town.
Speaking to DawnNews, Wasan said he had directed Inspector General (IG) Sindh to issue orders to the city’s Station House Officers (SHOs) to patrol their respective areas and search suspected individuals.