KARACHI: A man was shot dead and five others were wounded when two groups clashed with each other over a property dispute in Surjani Town on Tuesday, according to police.
Surjani SHO Haji Sanaullah said that Chandios and Brohis had an old dispute over plots in Dilmirad Goth, which turned violent on Tuesday.
The two groups resorted to firing and as a result, Akram Jumma, 22, was killed and five others sustained bullet wounds.
Some of the wounded persons were identified as Nawaz Azeem, 42, Mohammed Irfan, 25 and Ibrahim Ismail, 38.
The police rushed to the spot and managed to prevent the situation fromdeteriorating further, claimed the officer.
The dead and injured were shifted to the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital.
Water tanker kills policeman A fast-moving water tanker hit a mobile van and killed a policeman in Gulshan-i-Iqbal on early Tuesday morning.
The Aziz Bhatti police said that a police mobile was patrolling on main University Road near Baitul Mukurram Masjid when a recklessly driven water tanker coming from behind hit the police mobile. The incidentoccurred ataroundO320 hours.
As a result, one policeman, identified as Usama, died on the spot.
The body was shifted to the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre for med-ico-legal formalities.
The police arrested the errant driver and impounded the tanker.
Varsity student dies in accident A student of Hamdard University was killed and another injured in an accident on Northern Bypass on Tuesday, rescue services said.
An Edhi Foundation spokesperson said that both the students were travelling in a car, which went out of the driver`s control and fell in a ditch near Umer Goth.
As a result, Iqra Waheed, 20, died while Izan Sabir, 22, suf fered injuries.
On the insistence of university students, the wounded was taken to a private hospital on Superhighway for treatment while the body was shifted to the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital.