KARACHI - An MQM activist among six were killed in different incidents of violence and accidents here on Monday. MQM activist Usman, alias Nomi, fell prey to target killing in North Nazimabad, said police. They said he was sitting outside his house in Block-S, Bilalabad where two armed men riding a motorcycle shot him dead and fled. SHO Arif Razzak said that the victim was from Azad Kashmir and associated with Kashmir Committee, a sub-organisation of the MQM. His body was handed over to his family after the medico-legal formalities, added the SHO. In another incident of firing, a 40-year-old Hakim Ali was gunned down inside a farmhouse at Saleh Muhammad Goth in the limits of Shah Latif Police. SHO Malik Ishaq said that the victim used to work in the farmhouse as gardener and belonged to Rajanpur. He said the motive behind the incident was yet to be ascertained but police suspect personal enemy was reason behind the incident. A robber was killed and two of his accomplices escaped during a shootout with police in Memon Goth, said police. They added the encounter took place in Sumar Kandhani Goth where three gunmen tried to rob the policemen ridding a private vehicle. During the encounter, one robber was killed while two of his accomplices were managed to escape during exchange of fire, said the police. The police said that the robber was shot once on his head and died at the spot, adding that one submachine gun was also recovered from him and that he was identified as Aman, alias Dada, was the resident of Sumar Kandhani Goth. The police registered the FIR against deceased and his accomplices. In another incident, a teenager was killed and two others were wounded when an explosion took place inside the denting and painting shop in Gulshan-e-Hadeed. Police said that the explosion took place during welding in a gas cylinder shop located at Township area in the jurisdiction of Steel Town Police. The blast damaged the shop and wounded labourers and an owner of the shop. They were taken to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre where one employee 14-year-old Faheem, alias Sunny, succumbed to his injuries during treatment while his employer named Dilshad, 28 and another employee, namely Hamza were admitted to hospital. About 21-year-old Kashif, a resident of Chakiwara, was electrocuted in New Kumharwara in the limits of Chakiwara Police when he was fixing the water machine in factory at New Kumharwara. A man crushed to death, while other injure in a road accident in Mawach Goth in the jurisdiction of Maripur Police. The incident took place on Hub River Road when a speedy tanker hit a passenger bus, killing its cleaner Akbar on the spot, and injuring Shabbir Ahmed. Police shifted them in CHK for legal formalities. Separately a young man crushed to death near Korangi Crossing in the precincts of Korangi Industrial Area police station. The deceased was crossing the road, when a speedy vehicle crushed him to death and run away. The body was shifted to JPMC for medico-legal formalities and later moved to morgue.