At least three people, including a policeman and a woman, were shot dead in different acts of violence in the city on Wednesday.

According to the Police, a 25-year-old young man, Abdul Rahim was gunned down in Faqir Colony, Orangi Town. The incident was a result of personal enmity, police added. A woman was also killed in the city. Reports said that she was pregnant. A policeman was killed in gunfire attack by dacoits in the city area of Malir early morning. According to police, they received a report regarding the presence of dacoits in a house located in Gharibabad area of Malir.

In a surprise attack, dacoits opened gunfire when police party arrived on the scene. Constable Mushtaq, who was critically injured with a gunshot, was taken to hospital; however, he could not survive and died on the way to hospital. Police sources said the miscreants holed up in the house, opened fire all of a sudden that they could not have time to retaliate.