According to reports a policeman was shot dead near his house in Pirabad area by unknown gunmen. While the dead body of Muhammad Iftikhar was found in Kachra Kundi of Alfalahpura.
Another man was killed in Baldia No 4 and a man was gunned down near General Hospital IL in Kharadar who could not be identified.
A dead body was also recovered from Liyari Art Chowk which according to the police was identified as Muhammad Asim who was a resident of Bihar Colony. Five more people were shot dead in different parts of the metropolis and the city remained tense after the fresh spate of targeted hit Karachi, despite tall claims by the newly appointed Home Minister Manzoor Wasan that law and order situation has been brought under control.