KARACHI The 36-hour ethnic gun battle left 28 people dead and two dozen wounded in various areas of the port city without the interference of law enforcers as terrorists shot dead nine more people on Wednesday. Violence continued in various areas of the city including Orangi Town, Qasba Colony, Ali Ghar Society, Purani Sabzimandi. Residents mostly have been indoors for the last three days because of the intense firing outside in these areas. The situation was tense on Wednesday as nine more people, including a cop, were gunned down while many others, including women and children, were wounded in different incidents of firing. The inhabitants of the worst-affected areas have started protesting the lethargic attitude of the law enforcement agencies. On Wednesday, first the body of a student of Federal Urdu University was found on Lyari Expressway near Essa Nagri, within the jurisdiction of Sharifabad police station. The body was taken to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital where he was identified as 25-year-old Saad, son of Asad. Police said that the victim was affiliated with the All Pakistan Muttahida Student Organisation, student wing of the MQM. Shortly afterwards, another MQM worker namely Haroon, 35, son of Shaukat was gunned down and one Farooq was injured in Sector 5-C2, New Karachi, within the limits of Ajmair Nagri police station. Police said both were affiliated with Unit 37 and were sitting at a video shop when armed men targeted them. Muhammad Arif, son of Basharat, was gunned down in Orangi Town, Pakistan Bazar police limits. The deceased cop was the driver of TPO Orangi, on his way to offer morning prayers when armed men targeted him. In the limits of Pirabad police station, police found another dead body and an injured packed in a gunny bag. The deceased was identified as 24-year-old Sabir and wounded man was Akhter. Separately, a trustee of an Imambargah was shot dead in the limits of Pirabad police station. Shahid Hussain Zaidi 35, son of Khadim Hussian Zaidi, was standing outside his home where armed men shot him dead. Another body was brought to Civil Hospital from Qasba Colony, within the limits of Pirabad. The body had one or more bullet injuries. In Lyari, Abdual Sattar Memon was shot dead near Khadda Market area within the jurisdiction of Baghdadi police station. In Korangi police limits, body of unidentified young man was found from G-Area. Another body of a middle-aged man was found near the Bacha Khan flyover within the jurisdiction of Paposh Nagar police station. Police officials said the man was tortured to death. The areas where clashes between groups disrupted routine and commercial activities included Qasba Colony, Qasba Mor, Bukhari Colony, Muslimabad, Kati Pahari, Kali Pahari, Urdu Chowk, Mohajir Chowk and Islam Chowk. Moreover, over half dozen people including three MQM activists were also injured in parts of Orangi during the cross firing. The MQM activists included Qadeer, Tahir and Sami. Residents of Orangi Town said they were unable to go out of home and those stuck at their workplaces not returned home for the last three days. A resident explained that the people of Orangi have three entry and exit points where criminal elements of rival ethnic group roam about, abduct, torture and kill people without any hindrance or fear of apprehension. Another battle ground recently ensued at Old Subzimandi area where law enforcers stopped vehicular traffic in bids to arrest of miscreants, holding position on the rooftops of various buildings and used automatic weapons showering bullets on innocent noncombatants.