KARACHI: At least nineteen persons including a woman were injured in different parts of the city because of aerial firing during the New Year celebrations.
As per the media reports majority of firing incidents took place in the Nazimabad area of the city.
The injured were shifted to hospitals for treatment.
Earlier, Chief Minister and Home Minister Sindh had ordered police to take strict action against those resorting to aerial firing.
Aerial firing results in a number of injuries and deaths all over the country. Seventeen people were reported injured as a result of aerial firing in various areas of the city last year during celebrations.