KARACHI - Three persons were killed in different incidents here on Saturday. According to details, a nephew of prominent leader of Pakistan Peoples Party was gunned down near his house in Salar Goth within the limits of Nippier Police Station. The victim 18-year-old Owais son of Abdul Razzak was the resident of Salar Compound. He was standing with his friend in front of his house when two armed men on motorcycle reached and opened indiscriminate firing on him, resultantly he received three bullets and got injured. Police shifted him to Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK) where he succumbed to his injuries. SHO Shahid Mahmood said victim was the niece of Akram Baloch who is area president and also security officer in Bilawal House. The officer said victim used to run a trunk business in the same area where he resided. Deputy information secretary Karachi Division Sohail Abdi confirmed that victim was the active worker of PPP. He condemned the killing of Owais. Tension engulfed the old city areas and all major shops and markets were closed due to uncertain condition. Meanwhile, a young man was shot dead near Kiran Hospital, Safora Chowrangi, within the limits of Sachal Police Station. The victim later identified as 20-year-old Ismail son of Hazrat Hussain was the resident of Bagh-e-Rizwan Society, Gulshan-e-Iqbal. Police said victim received four bullets, adding he was performing duty as a watchman in Bagh Rizwan Society, Block 16, and resided there. The victim hailed from Shangla, Swat, and initially police revealed that personal enmity was the motive behind the incident. The body was shifted to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre and later moved to Edhi Morgue. No case was registered till filing of this report. Separately an old man was killed by his in-laws in Macchar Colony in the limits of Docks Police Station. The victim 70-year-old Gulistan Khan son of Adeeb Khan was the resident of Old Para Shiraz Chowk. He was standing outside his home when two armed men reached and opened firing at him, resultantly he received bullet injuries. After committing the crime, the culprits managed to flee the scene. Police shifted him to Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK) where he succumbed to his injuries. Police said the victim got second marriage a few days back and his first wifes brother namely Gull Wahid reached with his friend Mian Khan and killed him, adding that victim hailed from Malakand. Police registered FIR No 94/11 on the complaint of victim second wife Sabiha and initiated probe into the case.