KARACHI - At least 10 people were gunned down in various violent incidents here on Saturday.

Gulistan-e-Jauhar police found a shot dead body concealed in national flag, near Darul Sehat Hospital.

Police said the assailants threw the mutilated body at the said place. The hands and legs of the victim were chopped off. The body was shifted to morgue for identification after autopsy.

Former UC Nazim of Jamat-e-Islami was shot dead near Furniture Market. Police said the victim, Zafar Iqbal, 50, resident of Liaquatabad, was standing near his residence when gunmen riding a motorbike came and sprayed bullets. He sustained bullet wounds and died on the way to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital.

Police found a body from the Jauhar Complex. Police said the victim has yet to be identified. He was tortured before being shot once in his head. Police shifted the body to morgue after autopsy. Another unidentified body was found near Kati Pahari. The victim was shot multiple times before his body was thrown at the said place. The body was moved to morgue for identification after autopsy. Similarly, another body was found near Northern Bypass. Police said the victim was abducted and tortured. Police shifted the body to morgue for identification after autopsy.

A body of a car dealer was found from Lee Market area of Nipper police station. Police said Shahrukh Soomro, resident of Lyari, was a car dealer. He went missing from Friday and on Saturday, his body was found. Police shifted it to the morgue after autopsy where he was identified.

Another body was found near Saddam Chowk, Baldia Town. Police shifted it to morgue after autopsy where the victim was identified as Rana Kausar, resident of Baldia Town. Similarly, another missing man’s body was found from Old Hajji Camp area of Lyari. Police said the victim was identified as Zainul Abdin, resident of Docks area. He was abducted on Thursday. He was a Bengali. The Bengali community staged protest at the ICI Bridge and demanded arrest of the culprits involved.

Police found another abducted man’s body from Lyari riverbed. Police said Naeem went missing since last Wednesday and his shot dead body was found on Saturday. The body was shifted to morgue after autopsy.

On the other side, tension engulfed various localities of Lyari where during an armed clash between the rival groups, one man was killed and three others wounded. Police said Kamran Ghafoor was killed and a woman Hassena, Zulfiqar and Nadir were wounded. Panic spread out in various localities, including Behar Colony, Kalri and areas of Chakiwara where gangsters fired rockets in the areas of rival groups.