At least four persons were killed and several others injured in fresh spate of target killing overnight in different areas of the city.

According to details, unidentified armed men opened fire at two persons in Federal B Area, late in the night leaving them critically injured. The injured Abdul Baseer and another person were rushed to Abbasi Shaheed hospital where one of them succumbed to his wounds.

In another incident of firing in the same vicinity, a man was shot dead while another received critical injuries.

Two persons identified as Mirza Moin and another were shot dead in Karimabad and Sohrab Goth areas respectively.

Meanwhile, several people were injured in separate firing incidents in Nazimabad, Shah Faisal Colony, Sohrab Goth, Lyari and other areas of the city. The injured were shifted to different hospitals where according to hospital sources condition of two injured people was serious.

The citizens have expressed grave concern over the resurge in incidents of violence and demanded the provincial government and authorities to improve the law and orders situation of the city.

The police have registered separate cases in all incidents at concerned police stations and started investigation.