KARACHI, (SANA): At least 12 persons were killed and nearly 30 others injured in result of target killing incidents and hand grenade attacks in different areas of Karachi here on Sunday. Three policemen, one woman, one miner girl of seven years are also included in the killed persons.
Three policemen were killed when unknown men opened fire on a Police mobile van in the Patel Para area of the Karachi. Four attackers who were riding on motorcycles fled from the scene. The dead bodies of the police officials were shifted in civil hospital for autopsy. The killed police officials were identifies as Amir, Iqbal and Amjad. The killed police officials were performing duties at PIB colony police station but were deputed in Patel Para after the violent incident of Saturday in which three persons were killed.
Over in Lyari, an eight year old girl Dua and 15 years old body Sajid were killed and 17 persons were injured in the result of the hand grenade attacks in Layari Hangoorabad area of the city. The injured people were Shahid Ahmed, Nadeem Rehman, Nazir, Rasheeda Bibi, Deen Mohammad and others. They were shifted to Civil Hospital for treatment. Tension prevailed in the area after the attack.
Police also recovered two bodies from the area after they were dumped by unknown men.
Police also recovered bodies from the Korangi and Garden areas of the city.
In separate incident, two dead bodies were found dumped in Ghas Mandi and Korangi area, while dead body of a lady was found in Altaf Nagar area of Korangi this morning.
Two more people were gunned down in Bihar colony, and one was shot dead in Garden area of Dhobi Gath.
In Hussain Hazara Goth near Safari Park, armed clashes erupted between two rival groups, as a result of which 4 people were injured. Meanwhile the rangers’ personnel conducted search operation in Layari area of the city after closing the entry and exit points of the area. During the operation several criminals were also taken into custody.