KARACHI - At least eight people were killed in firing incidents in different parts of Karachi. While two tortured bodies were recovered.
According to media reports, some unidentified armed men opened fire in Dhawaraji area and shot dead a man for not paying extortion money. Residents and traders of the area staged protest against the incident.
Two men died during cross-firing between rival groups in Dhobi Ghat area of Garden while some unknown people gunned down two men in Manghopir.
In New Karachi area, some unidentified persons opened fire and shot dead a woman. The deceased was identified as 28-year-old Suria.
Meanwhile, two dead bodies were found from Soldier Bazar and New Karachi areas. Two people were injured in firing in Gardi and PIB Colony.
A tortured dead body was found from Lyari River in old Golimar. Police sources said that the deceased was kidnapped and then shot dead.
In a separate incident, a body of 50-year-old eunuch was found from a flat situated in Qayoomabad sector A.
Asad Laghari, 22, was injured over resistance to a robbery bid in L-6 Market, Gulshan-e-Hadeed.