Tension still grasped different localities of metropolis after overnight spate of violence. Five more people were killed in fresh incidents of firing as more than 30 people including four police and Rangers personnel were injured. As many hotels, restaurants and vehicles torched during violent incidents. An armed attack on a locality of North Karachi on Wednesday triggered violence on a large scale in central and eastern parts of Karachi. In the North Karachi gunbattle, five people, including two activists of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), were killed, while several vehicles and 10 shops were torched. Following the incident, target killings started in which several people lost their lives. Also, stalls and tea hotels were torched in several localities, including Sohrab Goth, Samanabad, Gulistan-e-Johar, New Karachi and other areas.