14 persons, including Police and Navy personnel and a Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) activist, were killed on July 14 in the incidents of target killing in the provincial metropolis of Sindh, Karachi, reports Daily Times.
A Policeman and a passer-by Navy personnel were killed in an encounter at Hazara Chowk near Natha Khan Goth within Shah Faisal Police limits. Sources said that when a Police team reached the spot, unidentified assailants opened indiscriminate fire injuring Ghulam Raza (45) and Shahbaz (43) and a passer-by Navy official Kamran (23). They succumbed to their injuries later.
In another incident, a man was shot dead in Orangi Town Sector 12-L within the jurisdiction of Orangi Town Police Station. Police said that at least two armed motorcyclists shot and killed Jamal Faisal (37) while he was on his way to work.
Further, an activist of MQM identified as Furqan Ahmed (24) was shot and killed at Safora Goth within the limits of Gulistan-e-Jauhar Police Station.
Separately, a couple identified as Jumman Shah (35) and his wife Nida (30) was killed in their house in a slum situated within the precincts of Khokhrapar Police Station. Police said unidentified assailants barged into the house in the wee hours and opened indiscriminate fire.
In yet another incident, two men identified as Lala (18) and Mubarak Shah (38) were shot dead in Bukhari Colony situated within the limits of Orangi Police Station.
Meanwhile, a retired lieutenant identified as Jamshed Khan (60) was killed by a stray bullet near Annu Bhai Park within the jurisdiction of Nazimabad Police Station.
Also, a man was shot dead at Jamshed Road within the jurisdiction of Jamshed Quarter Police Station. According to Police, Shehzad Memon (29) was shot seven times by unidentified culprits. The deceased used to work as the supervisor in a garments factory.
Elsewhere, another man identified as Hazrat Ali (37) was shot dead at Pathan Colony situated within the limits of SITE-A Police Station.
Further, a bullet-riddled body of a person, identified as Abu Turab (25), was found from Malir River within the limits of Memon Goth Police Station.
In addition, another decomposed body of a woman was found from Sikandar Goth situated at Super Highway within the limits of Sacchal Police Station. Police said that the victimís identity could not be ascertained.