Karachi violence: Over 20 dead in new round of chaos

Eight people killed on Sunday as search operations continue across the city.


Express July 31, 2011

KARACHI: The recent spate of violence in Karachi has claimed 25 more lives since yesterday, including 10 deaths since this morning (Sunday).

Police say west and east zones of the city are highly volatile including Orangi Town, Liyari, Landhi and Gulistan-e-Jauhar.

One person was gunned down early morning in Orangi Town while another tortured body was found from Sector 11 of Orangi.

In Surjani Town's Sector 7D firing by unidentified armed men on a pick up claimed two lives, while one person was shot dead in Surjani Town.

Armed men also engaged in a clash for several hours claiming two lives in Khuda ki Basti area.

One body was found in Shersha Mira Naka area from Liyari river.

A joint Police and Rangers search operation in Landhi has ended. DIG West, Naeem Akram Bharoka says no arrests were made during the three hours of door to door search operation. However, a large quantity of used bullets were recovered from a water tank.

Earlier, 15 people including a police official were gunned down in various incidents of target killing in Karachi yesterday.

COMMENTS (11)

mosiqar | 10 years ago | Reply

@ R S Johar

Yes I am agreeing with u 100% Bosnia, Montenegro Macedonia and Yugoslavia’s divisions are the example for us. But before You do, they should also make Kashmir a separate country also includes Naga land and many other issues in sub continent. Can we do that?

Mosiqar USA

R S JOHAR | 10 years ago | Reply

@M.Akthar: What you say is true. I feel sad to that there is no humanity left in Karachi as well as the writ of the state.

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