KARACHI - As many as seven people including a child sustained bullets injuries in a shootout between groups of drug-peddlers here in Muhabbat Nagar, Landhi in the remit of Sharafi Goth Police on Friday. According to the police officials, the incident occurred when two groups of drug-peddlers namely Kala Khan and Shahid Khan started firing at each other. During the gun battle a teenaged identified as Azam, son of Sarfaz and six people including Babar, Gulistan, Safeer, Azam, Faizan and Arif sustained bullets injuries and were immediately shifted to JPMC where doctors termed the condition of Azam as critical. Following the incidents, panic gripped the entire locality while area people staged a protest against the area drug peddlers group. They chanted slogans against them and the police inefficiency. They also demanded arrest of the culprits and eviction of the drug-peddlers from the area. The situation remained tense till filing of this story. No case was registered of the incident, the police said.