Karachi (Web Desk): At least 18 people were injured and one killed in aerial firing during New Year celebrations in different parts of Karachi.
According to details, an 11-year-old boy, Ali Raza, succumbed to his injuries while being treated at Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre, according to a statement from the Ajmer Nagri police station. He was injured by a stray bullet in North Karachi's Sector 5-B/3.
Meanwhile, 17 persons sustained injuries when some citizens resorted to aerial firing to welcome the new year of 2022 in Korangi, Landhi, Liaquatabad, Gulistan-e-Jauhar, North Nazimabad, Azizabad, Old Golimar, Darakhshan and other parts of the metropolis.
Six injured were transferred to the Jinnah Post Graduate Medical Center in Korangi, four to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital, three to Civil Hospital, and two to Sindh Government Hospital.
As per the rescue sources said that women and children were also among the injured.