KARACHI - Eight people were gunned down in various incidents of violence here on Wednesday.

A Pakistan Navy employee was shot dead in the remits of Kharader police station.

Police said that victim Zahid Gull, resident of Dockyard, was shot multiple times by unidentified armed riders near Tower. He was shifted to the Civil Hospital where he succumbed to his injures. Police handed over the body to the family after autopsy while the cause of murder has yet to be ascertained.

In the similar police remits, a shot dead body was found form Phool Gali, Kharadar.

Police shifted the body to morgue after autopsy where family of the victim identified him as Waqas Sohail, a shop owner of the same area who went missing from Tuesday.

Similarly, another body was found from the remits of Rizvia police station. Police said that residents informed about the body near the garbage which was shifted to morgue after autopsy. A doctor pointed out that the victim was killed some three days back.

Elsewhere, two men were killed while another wounded when some criminals attacked a school in Pukhtoonabad within Manghopir police precincts.

Police said that armed riders resorted to indiscriminate firing at the main gate of the Chitargo School, run by an NGO. As a result, Chamman Ali, Hafizullah and Mohsin sustained bullet wounds and were rushed to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital where doctors pronounced two dead and admitted Mohsin. The victims belonged to Shia community and the school administration had threats from the criminals. Victims’ bodies were sent to their hometowns after autopsy. The case was not registered till the filing of this report.

Elsewhere, two men were killed in the remits of Pirabad police station.

Police said that gunmen riding a motorcycle opened indiscriminate fire at a shop. As a result, shop owner Waqas Sattar and a passerby Ahsan Haji sustained serious wounds. They were rushed to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital where doctors pronounced both dead and handed over their bodies to the families after autopsy.

Separately, a man was killed in the remits of Jackson police station. Police said that victim Nazir Khan was a drug addict and killed by his associates over some personal dispute. Police handed over the body to family after autopsy and registered a case.