KARACHI - Violence geared up on Thursday, claiming three more lives including an activist of Muttahida Qaumi Movement and injuring three others in different parts of Orangi Town on Thursday.An activist of MQM was gunned down while another injured in Gulfamabad within the limits of Orangi Town police station. The incident took place at sector 1-D Gulfamabad, where two armed motorcyclists came and sprayed bullets at a shop. Resultantly shop owner namely Naeemuddin, 38, and other Aslam, 60, received bullet injuries. Police shifted them to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital but Naeem succumbed to injuries on the way to hospital. After getting information, scores of MQM workers rushed to the hospital. DSP Tariq Malik said the victim was the resident of same area where the incident took place.Tension gripped the Orangi Town and surrounding areas where heavy aerial and exchange of fire was started.The areas including Banaras, Metroville, Qasba Colony, Bukhari Colony, Qazzafi Chowk and its surrounding area remain tense. A man namely Amin received bullet injuries during exchange of fire. Police shifted him to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) for treatment where he succumbed to injuries. In another incident, three men received bullet injuries when gunmen attacked at the Ice cream parlour located in Qazzafi Chowk, Orangi Town where unidentified men opened fire and escaped. Police shifted the injured to Qatar Hospital and ASH. The DSP said due to precarious condition of Orangi Town, heavy contingent of police deployed at all the entrance and exit points of Orangi Town to avoid any further incident. Pillion riders shot dead a man near Ghosia Mosque, Sector 5-D New Karachi located in the remits of Bilal Colony police station. Police said Ejaz Shah was shot dead by unknown gunmen when he was sitting at his herbal clinic. Deceased sustained multiple bullet injuries and died on the spot while his body was shifted to the hospital for autopsy. The reason of murder was yet to be ascertained while police suspected the cause behind the murder as sectarian.Meanwhile, following incidents of target killing by pillion rider’s home department Sindh announced to lift up the ban because there was no let-up observed in the incidents of target killing. Sindh Home Department notified to lift up the ban on pillion riding from 12pm on Thursday. Home Minister Sindh Manzoor Wassan while talking to the media said that the ban had been lifted up to facilitate the citizens.