Four shot dead as wave of violence sweeps Karachi

KARACHI: Four people were killed on Friday in the latest wave of violence in the city.

The deaths resulted in indiscriminate firing by unknown people in Garden area of the city.

Sindh Home Minister Zulfiqar Mirza termed the target killings as a conspiracy against the present government.

The home ministry has announced that it will hold a meeting on Jan 11 to probe into these target killings over the past two days in Karachi. Meanwhile, the families of the victims will also be questioned in connection to these killings.

On Thursday, at least seven people were shot dead and nearly a dozen injured after unidentified gunmen went on a shooting rampage around the Garden and Lyari areas of Karachi.

After the incident, angry protestors from Lyari placed the dead bodies in front of the Sindh Chief Minister House and alleged that the Muttahida Quami Movement was involved in the killings.

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