KARACHI: Firing incidents in various areas of Karachi claimed seven more lives on late Friday night, raising death toll to 13 during last 24 hours, Geo News reported.
According to the report, four out of five victims of firing incident, occurred in Banaras, succumbed to their injuries on late Friday, hospital sources said.
The incident of firing took place on Banaras bridge where unidentified armed men opened fire at a bike and a car, resultantly five people got critical injuries. Later, four victims died during medical treatment.
Meanwhile, following the incidents of firing, MQM Rabita Committee has announced to observe day of mourning on Saturday.
After the Banaras firing incident, the situation got tensed across the city as one more person gunned down in Orangi #10. In UP Mor, unidentified armed men opened fire at a coach, killing driver.
In Defence Phase II, unidentified armed men opened fire at a car at petrol pump, resultantly driver Zohaib lost his life while another sustained injuries.
MQM Rabita Committee has appealed to mark peaceful mourning day on Saturday. The statement issued from MQM Rabita committee appealed traders and shopkeepers to shut their business today.