KARACHI: Over two dozen suspects were detained in late night operations by police and Rangers in various areas of Karachi, Express News reported on Tuesday.
The routine security operation was conducted in Liaquatabad, C-1 area, Baloch Para, Ilyas Goth, Banaras, Ranchor Line, Lyari and other areas.
SSP East Khadim Rind said that snap checking is still being carried out in various areas. Some of those detained were released after interrogation.
According to Citizens-Police Liaison Committee’s (CPLC) record, more than 60 people have died in target killing incidents this year, and the police says around 6-7 police personnel have been a victim of the killings.
The city has been under the grip of sectarian and political violence during the last couple of weeks, with the death toll standing at above 20 in the month of January.