KARACHI - The fresh spell of sectarian-killings on Friday took two more lives of the rival religious factions in separate incidents while three vehicles were torched in violence ensued the incidents. The killings sent shock wave across the city causing uncertainty and panic to grip various city areas. The victims were including an activist of the defunct Sipah-e-Sahaba Pakistan, working with the name of Ahl-e-Sunnat Wal Jamaat while other one affiliated with Shia fraction. The deadly violence has frequently been flaring up over the last couple of weeks and some dozen of people have so far been fell victim to it. Ironically, the wave of target-killings has turned into sectarian clashes between the two rival factions in Incholi Society and Federal B Area where during fire exchange a youth Syed Ali Raza 20, sustained a single bullet and died instantly. Witnesses said that violence erupted in the aftermath of the killing of two brothers in Incholi area where miscreants chanted slogans against the rival sect, residing in the neighboured of Incholi Society which is Shia dominated area and also torched and ransacked the property of the rival sect. The rival Sunni group also announced to stage a protest against their Shia neighbours. However, when they reached Shahra-e-Pakistan to stage a protest the personnel of the law enforcement agencies resorted to aerial firing and forced the crowed to disperse after a war of word between two the sides. Heavy contingents of police and rangers deployed already unable to avert the clash and firing from both side started after a long gape of two hours. A cop of the Samnabad Police while talking to The Nation told that the police and rangers personnel were stuck when both the parties started firing gunshots at each other. He said that they hardly managed to escape as there was intense firing between the rival groups. Announcements were made from the mosque in Block-17 of the Federal B Area in which the cleric was calling on people to gather and take revenge of humiliation. However, due to the heavy deployment of law enforcement agencies no untoward incident took place while some miscreants set on fire two vehicles on Incholi Road. In another incident in Nazimabad No-3, near Ghusia Mosque in which a leader of the defunct Sipah-e-Shaba, namely Syed Mehmoodul Hassan Saddique was shot dead by two culprits, riding pillion on a motorcycle when he was on way after Juma prayer near Chota Maidan area. He was rushed to the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital where he succumbed to his wounds. Following the incident, unidentified armed men resorted to aerial firing in the Nazimbad area and Nagan Chowrangi where head office of the SSP located. Funeral for the deceased was offered in Sadiq-e-Akbar Mosque which was attended by a large number of activists of the Ahle-e-Sunnat Wal Jamaat. During the funeral, the participants shouted slogans against the rival sect and law enforcement agencies. However, no major incident took place during the funeral procession. The spokesman for Ahle-e-Sunnat Wal Jamaat said that the incidents of Rizvia, Godhara and Ancholi were plotted in which rival sects under the cover of the law enforcement agencies destroyed the property of the common people. On the other side, the so-called Sunni Organization also broke and tried to burn the houses of the activists of Ahle-e-Sunnat Wal Jamaat. He demanded the government to take immediate action against the culprits involved in these incidents. Meanwhile, Allama Abbas Kumili, leader of the Jafira Alliance, said that the Punjabi Taliban were operating in Karachi and some parliamentarians were providing them shelter. He said that Millat-e-Jafira would decide its strategy against the killings of innocent Shias in Karachi. He added that the government had failed to tackle the target-killings and now they would themselves decide what could they do against the culprits involved in the target-killing and for the protection of their own people.