At least five people, including a woman, were killed in different parts of the city.

According to police sources, a tortured dead body of a woman was found from Bhens Colony area. Another dead body was found from North Nazimabad Block H.

Earlier, three people were shot dead in a firing incident that took place in P.I.B Colony of the city late night.

The incident occurred when unidentified gunmen started firing on a car outside a hotel, killing the two persons on the spot while one succumbed to injuries later.

The bodies were taken to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) for legal formalities.

Two of the victims were identified as Ziauddin and Javed while the other one was not identified.