KARACHI – Five of a family were injured in a shooting in Karachi late Wednesday, while police rounded up eight suspects in different raids, officials said.

According to reports, unknown assailants opened fire inside a house in Jamshed Road area reportedly during a robbery attempt. Rescue sources said after looting valuables, the assailants lined-up family members and opened fire on them leaving five injured, including three women.

Meanwhile, police cracked down on criminals late night, apprehending six suspects involved in street crimes and drugs dealing from Saudabad.

Law enforcers officials seized weapons, mobile phones and drugs from them. A case was also registered against the suspects.

In another operation, two more street criminals were held in Nazimabad area, police said. Weapons, mobile phones, a stolen motorbike and side mirrors of different cars were recovered from the suspects, Geo News reported.

They were booked on charges of theft and mugging.