KARACHI - Two people including a police officer were killed in different parts of Karachi on Saturday.

An Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) Taj Muhammad, 42, was shot dead in Sector 4-E, Orangi Town within the jurisdictions of Pirabad police station.

Police said the victim was going to Mominabad police station for joining the duty when unidentified armed riders targeted him and later managed to escape from the scene. Police shifted the body to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for autopsy and later handed over to heirs.

In another incident, a man was shot dead at DD Chaudhry Road, Lyari within the jurisdictions of Baghdadi police station. Police said the identification of the victim had yet to be ascertained. The body was shifted to morgue for identification after medicolegal formalities at Civil Hospital Karachi.