KARACHI - Three people including a doctor were gunned down in separate incidents of violence here on Monday.
A doctor was shot dead in Federal B area. Police said the victim was identified as Dr Shaukat Miyani who reached at his clinic when two armed motorcyclists shot him dead and escaped.
Police said the victim belonged to Agha Khani Community. The body was shifted to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for autopsy and later handed over to the heirs.
Separately, a man namely Aqeel was gunned down at Maymar flyover in Surjani Town police precincts. Police said the victim was on his way on motorbike when unidentified bandits tried to loot him. When he offered resistance, the culprits shot him dead and escaped. Police shifted the body to ASH for postmortem and later handed over to the family.
A man namely Khurram Raza was shot dead near Sakhi Hassan roundabout in Tamoria police precincts. Police said the victim was going home when armed riders shot him twice in his head and fled from the scene.
Meanwhile, Kalakot Police claimed to have killed a Lyari gangster in an alleged encounter while apprehended three accomplices of him from Photo Lane area, Lyari. Police conducted a raid in the area. In cross fire, a culprit was killed while three of his accomplices were arrested. The body of the victim was shifted to morgue for identification after medicolegal formalities at Civil Hospital.