The monster of precarious lawlessness is once again at large here, causing the innocent people to lose their lives, as at least 14 more people were killed and over a dozen others injured in separate violent incidents in the metropolis.

According to details, out of 14, six were killed in Orangi town alone; meanwhile, eight others people, including a policeman and a lawyer, were shot and killed in other areas of the city.

In a meeting in the federal capital, the lawmakers of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) demanded early arrest of the assassins. Meantime, the lawyers announced to boycott courts today against the killing of a lawyer.

In a separate attack, an activist of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), Shafiq Ahmed Ajmeri, and three others including Adil, Akbar and Abdul Ghaffar, were shot to death. Also, three people were injured in the incident.

After the killing, rival groups exchanged fire in different areas of Orangi Town including Qasba Colony, Bokhari Colony, Baloch Mohallah, Shahzad Morr, Iqbal Bazar, Katti Pahari and Banaras.

The new series of firing left two people including two-year Ibrahim, dead. Meantime, the local people in Orangi Town were left besieged at their houses owing to the incessant spate of firing.

Police and rangers were facing problems in entering the troubled areas due to heavy firing.

Police constable, Malik Fayaz was killed in Kemari, and firing incidents in Azizabad, Korangi, Khadda Market and Baldia Town left three people dead. Armed persons targeted citizens in Aligarh.

Rangers conducted a raid in Jahanabad area and recovered 27 mortar shells, one anti-tank and two 60 mm mortar shells tucked away in a nullah.

MQM held a meeting at the residence of Babar Ghauri proposing to Rabta Committee to stage a vehement protest at floor of the Assembly against the recent target killings in the city.

Source:
SAMAA