Five students among 15 killed in Karachi shootings
[Dawn] At least fifteen people died and several injured on Saturday as the menace of assassinations continues to spread havoc in Bloody Karachi
...formerly the capital of Pakistain, now merely its most important port and financial center. It may be the largest city in the world, with a population of 18 million, most of whom hate each other and many of whom are armed and dangerous...
, DawnNews reported.
In Gulshan-e-Iqbal block 2, unidentified gunnies opened fie at a local tea restaurant killing five and injuring two people. Four of the dear departed were identified as Abdul Khailq, Imran, Shamsur Rehman and Abdullah.
The incident took place near a seminary of Deobandi Sunni sect where the students had gathered for some refreshments. The school is for pupils aged 18-22.
"The unidentified gunnies on cycle of violences specifically targeted the students of a nearby religious seminary and escaped after the shooting," Shahid Hayat, a senior police official told AFP.
"The initial investigations reveal that the killings were part of the ongoing wave of murder in the city," he said referring to Bloody Karachi's sectarian, political and ethnic violence which have killed at least 1,100 people this year.
Another local police official Mohammad Hafeez told AFP that police were looking into why the students of this particular seminary were targeted.
In North Nazimabad, near Saifi College, three people bit the dust when an unidentified gunman shot up them. The bodies were shifted to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital later.
...back at the wrecked scow, a single surviver held tightly to the smashed prow...
three people were killed in two different incidents in Korangi area.
Earlier, in Old Golimar's locality of Pak Colony, four people were rubbed out when unknown gunnies opened fire on them near the Rexer Bridge area.
Subsequently, police and rescue teams reached the site and transferred the bodies to Civil Hospital.
Police said the killing was the result of a personal dispute and the dear departed were involved in gang warfare.
In a separate incident, a man was bumped off in the Jumma Goth area of Korangi.
Moreover, funeral prayer of Saeed Haider was offered at Rizvia Imam Bargah. Haider was targeted killed on Friday--
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