KARACHI- At least two people were overnight shot down in firing incidents in different areas of the mega city.

A man was killed in a firing incident near Sakhi Hassan Chowrangi and the other man was killed in Majeed Colony; while, two others were wounded in today night violence, according to the Rescue sources.

According to police sources, the man, who was shot to death near Sakhi Hassan Chowrangi, was later identified as Amir Azhar. Azhar's bereaved family said he was killed while resisting a robbery.

The police sources said the deceased was a senior officer of a sensitive agency . He was about to return home after attending a ceremony at a marriage lawn, when two unidentified masked miscreants tried to snatch his mobile and other valuables. On resistance, the muggers opened fire, killing him on the
spot, and sped away. His body has been shifted to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital's morgue.