Two brothers among four killed in Lyari

KARACHI: Four people, two of them brothers, were shot dead in Lyari area of Karachi on Friday night, according to police and hospital officials.


The killings triggered intense firing, sowing fear in parts of the old city.

Kalakot police said Rizwan alias Sunni was gunned down in Gul Mohammed Lane. Later, a body stuffed in a gunny bag was found in Sarbazi Mohalla. The deceased was identified as Waqas Baloch, brother of Rizwan.

A police official said there were reports that Rizwan had ‘sympathies’ with the Uzair Baloch group.

Subsequently, gunmen resorted to heavy firing on Mirza Adam Khan Road, leaving two people dead and injuring two others, including a passerby policeman, Imran Beg.