KARACHI: The ongoing gang war in Lyari claimed further lives as five members of a single family were shot dead by unknown persons in the jurisdiction of Moach Goth Police Station whereas two bodies of unknown girls were found in different areas of Karachi , ARY News reports on Monday.
The incident occurred in Brohi Goth area where ten armed persons dragged five members of a family out of a house and shot them dead.
The attackers managed to flee from the scene after carrying out the heinous crime.
The deceased were identified as 30 year old Shoaib, 40 year old Taj Muhammad, 25 year old Javed, 25 year old Faisal and 35 year old Ismail. All the five persons were shot in the head. Two of the killed persons were real brothers whereas the rest are stated to be relatives.
According to the Police, the family had shifted to Moach Goth from Lyari. The ongoing gang war in Lyari is said to be the reason of the killing.
The bodies were shifted to a hospital for post mortem where they were handed over to the relatives of the killed persons.
Two tortured bodies of unknown girls were found in different areas of Karachi.
According to police, a body of a girl was found at Lyari Express way near Garden whereas another body of a young woman was recovered in the bushes near Sabzi Mando at Super Highway.
The two girls were wearing tee-shirt and jeans. They both were shot in the head.
Two killed in firing:
A person was killed in a firing incident at Steel town area whereas another person was shot dead in Moach Goth area.
Eight suspects arrested:
Eight suspected persons were arrested by the Law Enforcing Agencies (LEAs) in the area of Lines Area and Patel Para during a raid.