HYDERABAD –  Administrator of the city banned pillion riding and imposed section 144 for indefinite period after five more people were shot dead in a wave of killings. According to police, two persons were severely injured in a firing incident that occurred at Risala Road. Both succumbed to injuries later. The deceased belonged to the Bohra community. An owner of a tyre shop was killed in another incident of firing that took place near Hala Naka within the limits of Hatri Police Station.  In another incident, a man was shot dead by unidentified gunmen near ex Nazim’s secretariat. A tortured dead body of a man was found from Tando Yousuf area. Two people received bullet injuries when unknown gunmen started firing on a rally at bypass. It is to be mentioned here that at least nine people have been killed in last days in the city in such incidents. Meanwhile, two activists were injured when armed miscreants opened firing on a rally organised by Jamaat Ahle-Sunnat. Activists of Jamaat Ahle-Sunnat held a rally to protest against the arrest of their worker Imran. When the rally reached Halla Naka, unidentified armed men opened indiscriminate firing on them. As a result two men, Muhammad Yousuf and Naeem Ghauri were injured who were rushed to the Civil Hospital Hyderabad.Separately, armed men gunned down 45-year-old Abdul Rehman Muhammad, a trader of old tiers near Halla Naka. In a separate incident, armed men opened firing on two men who were repairing their car near the office of district nazim. One of the injured identified as Munawar Rajar later succumbed to injuries at a local hospital.Interdepartmental debate contest at SU: Inter Departmental English Debate Contest-2012 in connection of 15th All Pakistan Inter University Debating Contest for the award of Allama Iqbal Shield was held on Tuesday at Shaikh Ayaz Auditorium, Arts faculty building, University of Sindh Jamshoro in which 12 teams participated. The first round of debate contest was held with Prof M Yousuf Pardesi of Sindh University, Prof Farzana Anjum of Govt Zubaida Girls College Hyderabad and Prof Iqbal Ahmed Memon as judges.Miss Faiza Makhdoom of Institute of Biotechnology & Genetic Engineering stood first in the debate contest whereas Amjad Gul Abro of Institute of English Language & Literature and Amir Ali Khuhro achieved second and third position, respectively. The contest will continue today (Wednesday) as well.