A political party’s ex-UC nazim among three shot dead in Karachi

KARACHI: Three people, a former union council nazim among them, were killed in Karachi on Friday as firing incidents continued in the metropolis despite anti-criminal crackdown by police and Rangers, media reported.

Officials said Akram Siddiqui, a former UC nazim was killed in a drive-by attack in Orangi Town neighborhood of Karachi. He was associated with a political party.

Another firing incident was reported in Lea market, one of the major commercial centres in the old city area, in which two people died.