Five killed in latest target killing wave in Karachi

Published: February 20, 2011

Five people were killed in various areas in between Saturday night and Sunday morning.

KARACHI: Five people were killed in various areas of Karachi in between Saturday night and Sunday morning in the most recent wave of target killings.

Two men, identified as Ijaz and Qayyum Baloch, were killed by unidentified men in Gulistan-i-Johar, while another person was gunned down in Ram Sami area.

Unidentified bike riders killed a fourth person on Burns road, while a fifth body was recovered from the Sohrab Goth area of the city.

Meanwhile two persons were also reportedly injured in a shooting incident in Lasi Goth area of Karachi.

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Reader Comments (4)

  • Hatim
    Feb 20, 2011 - 5:21PM

    Why doesn’t anyone catch these killers? When an American kills everyone goes berserk but when these thugs do, nobody even catches them. NOT ONE!!Recommend

  • Azad
    Feb 20, 2011 - 8:40PM

    @Hatim….Catch them? Those who were caught previously will not be tried in Anti-terrorism Courts per agreement between the PPP and MQM. Yesterday the agreement was celebrated when the PPP showed up at nine zero and called it homecoming.
    Today, we have this news of five dead. How low the PPP can go? Recommend

  • Hatim
    Feb 20, 2011 - 10:12PM

    @Azad; clearly we have not achieved the independence of the judiciary when cold-blooded murders are settled between political parties and not in courts. Recommend

  • Hatim
    Feb 20, 2011 - 10:15PM

    And when an American does the same, it’s not settled diplomatically. The state of Pakistan…Recommend

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