Four die in overnight Karachi violence

KARACHI: At least four people including a doctor were killed in overnight gunfire incidents by unidentified miscreants in the metropolis areas of Liaquatabad and Lasbela, media reported Thursday.

Bodies of two persons were recovered from the city area of Liaquatabad-10. According to police sources, the two were tortured and then shot to death.

In the first incident, Dr. Ghazanfar Rizvi was on his way home after closing his clinic near Liquatabad’s Daak Khana when some armed men, lying in ambush, assaulted him with firearms. Dr. Rizvi died on the spot.

Another man was gunned down near Filmistan Cinema located in Lasbela.

Meantime, two armed factions clashed in Lyari, sparking tension in the entire area.

Also, two persons were wounded when two rockets hit Al-Falah Road in Bihar Road.