KARACHI: Intense firing in the air across the city during New Year celebrations on Friday night left at least 20 people injured.
They were taken to the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre, Civil Hospital and Abbasi Shaheed Hospital.
“We have received 10 people with bullet wounds. There are two women among them,” an official at the medico legal section of the JPMC said. “A youngster brought from Lyari with a wound in the head is being operated upon.” A man in his late 30s was also critically injured.
Injured people were also brought from Clifton, Mehmoodabad and Shah Faisal Colony.
The Abbasi Shaheed Hospital received four injured people from Liaquatabad