According to details the two armed groups, belonging to political parties locked horns in Malir Khokrapar, Malir City and Landhi areas of the metropolis , using heavy weaponry and leaving residents of the areas to remain indoors.
Sources said that the dead and injured were shifted to Sindh Government Hospital and Jinnah Post Graduate Medical Complex (JPMC).
Television reports say police and other law enforcement agencies have been avoiding to enter the area to bring the culprits to justice. Shops and other business activities remained closed in the area due to intensive firing.
Meanwhile, provincial Home Minister Manzoor Wasan said that only seven people had been killed in Malir and Landhi conflict, adding that it would take time for him to normalize Karachi situation.
He said that incidents of targeted killing had decreased in the metropolis after he took charge as home minister.
Moreover, Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Senator Babar Khan Ghauri said three MQM workers had been killed in Malir.
A man was killed when unknown persons opened fire on a bus in Landhi Sherpao Colony. The area was reverberating with intensive firing.
Unknown assailants attacked a Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Unit office.