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Seven people were killed in various incidents of violence here on Saturday.

A leader of Jafferia Alliance was wounded while his police guard was killed near Gujjar Nala, Liaquatabad within the remits of Supermarket police station.

Police said that Mulana Baqar Zaidi along with his police guard Assistant Sub-Inspector Qasim Jafferi was on the way to his residence in Riziva Society from his school in Liaquatabad, when armed riders intercepted his vehicle at No 4, Liaquatabad and opened indiscriminate fire.

Both victims were rushed to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital where Jafferi succumbed to his wounds while Maulana’s condition was said to be out of danger.

Police handed over victim’s body to the family after autopsy while the case of the murder was not registered till filling of this report.

Separately, Hassan Kashmiri, a worker of Majlis Wahdat-e-Muslimeen, was shot dead near Ali Basti within the remits of Rzvia police station. Police said that victim had been nominated in various cases of target killing and was shot dead near his residence by unidentified assailants riding a motorcycle.

Tension engulfed the area after the above said killings on sectarian grounds and commercial activities were suspended when unknown protesters forced shopkeepers to shut the markets.

Meanwhile, a man was killed in Pukhtoonabad area n Manghopir Police precincts. Police said that victim Ghulam Abbas, resident of the same area, was a worker at a sweets shop where gunmen reached and targeted him. The victim was shifted to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital where doctors pronounced him dead.

Elsewhere, another man was shot dead at Orangi Town within the remits of Pakistan Bazaar police station.

Police said that Tariq Jivan was passing through the Orangi riverbed where unidentified gunmen targeted him and managed to flee. Police rushed to the spot and shifted the victim to hospital where doctors pronounced him dead. Police suspected personal enmity the reason behind the murder.

Similarly, another man was shot dead over personal enmity in Korangi area within the remits of Zaman Town police station.

Police said that two armed men barged into the house of Muhammad Akram and shot him multiple times. Assailants managed to flee while victims died on the way to hospital.

Meanwhile, a shot dead body of a man was found form the remits of New Karachi Industrial Area police station. Police said that residents informed about the body lying in the bushes at sector 11/A, New Karachi. Police shifted the body to morgue for identification after autopsy at hospital.

A boy was killed by his friend and guard in Darakhshan Police precincts. Hamza Hussain and Shoaib were having an argument over the issue of their fellow schoolgirl when Sohaib’s guard shot Hamza, killing him on the spot. Both managed to escape.