Six gunned down in Karachi

Last Updated: Sun, Feb 10, 2013 08:40 hrs

Islamabad, Feb 10 (IANS) At least six people, including a father and his son and two brothers, were shot dead in Pakistan's port city of Karachi, Geo News reported Sunday.

Police said gunmen killed the two brothers working as watchmen at two apartment buildings near the shoe market in Garden area.

The two were identified as Gul Afroze and Aqeel Zar, residents of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.

Both of them were shot in the head from a close range, causing instant death.

A father and his son were wounded in firing in Orangi Town area. They were rushed to a hospital, where they died from their injuries.

Police said the two were members of a political party.

In another incident, armed men shot dead two people in Garden area in the early hours of Sunday.

The identity of the dead could not be ascertained.

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