KARACHI - Target killing incidents claimed seven more lives including a cop, activists of Sunni Tehreek (ST), Pakistan peoples Party (PPP) and Mohajir Qaumi Movement (MQM-H). Some areas of provincial metropolis remained tense and private and commercial activities remained paralysed. As per detail, an assistant sub-inspector (ASI) was shot dead with his son in his house in New Karachi in the limits of Khawaja Ajmair Nagri Police Station. The incident took place at Sector 5-C 1, where three armed men entered into Mohammad Iqbals house who was working with Orangi Town polices investigation department. They inquired about Iqbal from the family members. When the family members replied that he was not at home, they searched the house and found 45-year-old Iqbal sleeping. They opened fire on him. Iqbal received bullet on his head and died on the spot. As the attackers tried to escape after committing the crime, victims younger son Umair, 19, started shouting and called area people to help, police said. Responding to his shout, one of the armed men fired at him. Umair sustained severe injuries. Police shifted the body and injured to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital (ASH), where Umair also succumbed to his wounds. Police further said Iqbal was a father of two children and hailed from Punjab. Bodies of the victims were handed over the heirs after legal formalities. No case was registered till filing of the report. Separately, an activist of Sunni Tehrik (ST), Farooq Qadri, 34, son of Saghir Mohammad was shot dead at Gosht Market situated in Bhimpura in the limits of Risala Police Station. Victim was the resident of Haji Ilyas Building, Bhimpura and used to run a pan stall at Gosht Market, police said adding, according to the eyewitness accounts at least two armed men targeted him. The body was shifted to Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK) for medico legal formalities. Police have registered a case against unidentified men on the complaint of victims brother, Mohammad Arif and started investigations. Following the incident, unidentified armed men resorted to aerial firing. Panic spread in the area and all shops and major markets were closed. In another incident, former body guard of Amir Khan was shot dead at Suparco Road in the jurisdiction of Mobina Town Police Station. Ikhlaq, 45, son of Rafiq was the resident of Malik Society, Gulshan Iqbal. He was on his way to home on his motorcycle on Thursday. As he reached Suparco Road, unidentified gunmen open indiscriminate fire on him. Resultantly, he sustained severe injuries and was rushed to the nearest private hospital where he succumbed to his wounds. Police said victim was an activist of MQM-H, Amir Khan group unit 157 Liaquatabad and father of four children. MQM-H leader Feroz Haider said victim was the former gunman of Amir Khan and a senior activist of the organisation. No case was registered till filing of the report. Separately, a PPP activist was also shot dead near Agha Juice Centre in the precincts of North Nazimabad Police Station on Thursday. The victim, 42-year-old Ashraf Ali son of Musarat Ali was a resident of Ali Heights, Block L, North Nazimabad. Ashraf was on his way to home on his motorcycle when two armed men intercepted him. They exchanged hot words with him and then shot him died on the spot. The body was shifted to ASH for post-mortem. According to the police the victim was an activist of PPP and personal enmity might be behind the incident. Later, police handed over the body to his heirs. Bullet-riddled body of a youth was found from Bismillah Hotel Bengali Para area on Thursday in the limits of Pak Colony Police Station. The identity of the victim is yet to be ascertained. Police said victim had two bullets wounds on his head. Police also recovered empty shells from the scene. The victim was clad in pent shirt and appeared to be Bengali-speaking, police said. Police have shifted the body to Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK) for legal formalities and later moved it to Edhi Morgue for identification. A case was also registered against unidentified men in this regard. An activist of PPP who had sustained injuries on Wednesday at PIDC Bridge succumbed to his wounds on Thursday. Police said victim Gull Nawaz was a resident of Hijrat Colony and father of four children. PPP district south information Secretary Shahbaz Akhter said victim was an activist of PPP PS-112 and hailed from Haripur Hazara. His body was moved to his home town.