KARACHI – At least three people including a police official were killed in separate incidents of violence in the city, police said on Thursday.
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Iqbal Mehmood, a sub-inspector was killed near Lal flats on Rashid Minhas Road. Another police official and a civilian also sustained injuries in the incident.
“Iqbal was investigating different cases related to anti-terrorism court,” SSP Investigation said.
SP Gulshan-e-Iqbal said that the police officer was riding a motorcycle at the time of the incident while the suspects were driving a car.
In a separate incident, a man was killed in port city’s Jamshed Road near Pardah Park. SP Jamshed Town Tahir Noorani termed the incident target-killing.
Similarly, in anther incident, a man in Korangi Industrial Area was shot dead. He was later identified as Rizwan.
SSP Nauman Siddiqui said that the police had arrested the killer and recovered weapons from him.