KARACHI - The Karachi police utterly failed to stem the tide of target killings as seven more people including three MQM activists were killed and five others injured here in different parts of the metropolis on Friday. The Fridays spate of killings brought the death toll to 28 in the city over the last four days. Moreover, the police and Rangers detained some 15 people during a crackdown from Shah Faisal Town. In the first incident, 37-year-old Muhammad Inam, son of Muhammad Akram was sitting in front of his house in Taiser Town with his neighbour Farhan when suddenly unidentified armed men appeared and opened fire at them. Inam sustained two bullets in the upper Torso and died on the spot while Farhan, son of Yaqoob injured. The deceased was a plumber by profession and survived by three children and a widow. The police shifted both the body and the injured to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital (ASH). SHO Altaf Dehar said that the deceased had shifted to Sarjani area one and half months ago. However, funeral of the victim was offered in Old Golimar. The police registered a case against unidentified culprits. Following the incident, panic gripped in the entire locality and people preferred closing their shops and other business activities. The police and rangers increased patrol in the area to avert any untoward incident. Meanwhile, two bodies of youths were recovered from different places here in the remit of Shah Faisal Police. One of the bodies was identified as 25-year-old Faisal alias Chatta, son of Iqbal, a resident of Azeempura and his body was recovered from Natha Khan Bridge. The police said that the culprits had killed him somewhere else and threw his body in the area. The police said that the victim had sustained two bullets. The police disclosed that the deceased was a criminal and had been nominated in several cases while he had been arrested twice - by the Jamshaid Quarter police and the Brigaded Police. The police said that further investigation was underway and that his affiliation with any political party or organization could not be confirmed. Separately, the police found another dead body of a young man near Chakor nullah in Natha Khan. The victim was identified as Rizwan alias Rizi, son of Mohammad Umar Siddiqui and a resident of Green Town No-3 in the Shah Faisal Colony. The SHO said that the deceased was a Taxi driver by profession and had been involved in several crimes, adding that unidentified culprits had killed him after kidnapping and threw the body near Chakor nullah. The police took the body to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) and later handed over to his heirs. The police said the victim had no political affiliation. Similarly, the dead body of a young man was recovered from Zamzama Mor in the Al Falah Police precincts. According to the police officials, the police found the body from Zamzama Mor Malir-15 after the locals informed about the body. They said victim appeared to be 25-year-old and had sustained four bullets. The police shifted the body JPMC for a post-mortem and later moved to Edhi Morgue for identification. However the police registered a case against unidentified culprits on behalf of the state and initiated a probe into the case. Meanwhile, on the wee hours of Friday, the police and Rangers detained 15 people from Al-Falah and Millat Town on the suspicion of target killings and shifted them to unidentified location for investigation. Meanwhile, at least 10 unidentified armed men stormed the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) unit B office located in Naveed Cottage at Gulistan-e-Juahar Block 17, leaving at least two activists dead while six other injured. Following the incident, unidentified miscreant set ablaze two buses near Haroon Royal City and Decent Apartment at Gulistan-e-Juhar and also shot the bus conductor and the driver of route number G-27. The victims were rushed to a local hospital where the bus conductor, namely Ismail, son of Zeeshan, succumbed to his wounds while the driver was admitted in critical condition. Panic gripped the entire locality including Shahra-e-Faisal, Safora Goth, Abul-Hassan-Isphani Road, Juhar Morr and other adjacent area where all commercial and private activities and traffic were suspended. Although heavy contingent of the law enforcement agencies rushed to the spot, they remained unable to restore the law and order situation. Incidents of intense aerial firing were also reported from these areas. The incident occurred at 10:45pm, in Naveed Cottage, Gulistan-e-Juhar Block-17 near Haroon Royal City, where the MQM unit, B office is situated. According to the eyewitnesses account, at least 10 unidentified armed, equipped with automatic weapon, in two cars arrived and opened indiscriminate firing at the office. Resultantly, eight activists identified as Azhar, Rizwan Shah, Rizwan Hashmi, Amjad and four unidentified activists sustained bullet injuries and were immediately shifted to a private hospital and later to the Abbassi Shaheed Hospital where two activist, who were later identified as Azhar and Rizwan Shah succumbed to their injuries while two other were shifted to private hospital where the doctors termed their condition as precarious. On the other side, unidentified suspects also snatched an Edhi ambulance, bearing registration number (EA-3691) from Gulshan Block-5. However, the miscreants left the driver of ambulance Nadeem after subjecting him to torture. Online adds: President Asif Ali Zardari has directed the law enforcing agencies to launch an across the board operation against criminals involved in target-killings and land grabbing in the city. Addressing the heads of law enforcing agencies, led by home minister Dr Zulfikar Mirza at the Chief Minister House on Friday, the President directed the home department and the law enforcing agencies not to bow to any political pressure in connection with action against target killers and land grabbers. He also issued strict directives for vacation of government lands occupied by different political and criminal groups in the province. According to sources, Dr Zulfikar Mirza gave a detailed briefing to the President about an incessant wave of target killings and land grabbing in the city. The home minister said that land grabbing was the major factor behind target killings, as various political and ethnic groups were killing each others workers in order to occupy government lands in and around the city. The minister said that those elements involved in land grabbing, were also involved in target killings. The president, a participant of the meeting told Online wishing not to be named, took strong notice of patronisation of land grabbers by some political parties, and issued clear-cut directives to the law enforcing agencies to take stern actions against those involved in target killings and land grabbing irrespective of their political or ethnic affiliation. President Zardari while seeking report on target killing incidents in Karachi directed authorities concerned to expose the elements involved in target killing incidents in the city. According to media reports, President Zardari directed authorities concerned to take appropriate measures to curtail target-killing incidents in the metropolis and to expose the elements involved in these incidents. Media reports further quoting President Zardari stated, Benazir Bhutto was not killed by establishment, but a typical mindset or thinking was involved in the killing of Shaheed Benazir Bhutto. Meanwhile sources said, terror gripped Sirjani town of Karachi during clash of political activists of two political parties. President Zardari while seeking report on target killing incidents in Karachi has directed to expose the elements involved in target killing incidents in the city. According to media reports, President Zardari directed authorities concerned to take appropriate measures to curtail target-killing incidents in the metropolis and to expose the elements involved in these incidents. Media reports further quoting President Zardari stated, BB was not killed by establishment, but a typical mindset or thinking was involved in the killing of Shaheed Benazir Bhutto. Meanwhile sources said, terror gripped Sirjani town of Karachi during clash of political activists of two political parties.