Karachi death toll rises to 23

Published: July 23, 2010
Tensions mount in Karachi as the death toll of target killings reaches 23.

Tensions mount in Karachi as the death toll of target killings reaches 23.

There has been no let up in the target killings in Karachi and the death toll in the last four days has risen to 23.

The latest killings occurred in three different areas of the city in the early morning hours of Friday.

In Sarajani Town, a 40 year old man was killed while a 30 year old man was murdered in Shamsi Housing Society in Malir. A body of a 25 year old man, believed to have been killed by target killers, was also found in Shah Faisal Colony.

Four people were killed in the city on Thursday alone as tensions remain on the rise.

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Reader Comments (4)

  • arif jamal
    Jul 23, 2010 - 2:17PM

    people are being killed the culprits have never been nabbed. Karachi seems to be unmanageable in terms of law and order situation. Lack of political will among the coalition partners to stop target killing encourages culprits and killers to rut riot. Law minister of Sind is appeared to be the least interested in these affairs after granting absolute power to rangers over law and order situation. we are living in the environment of chaos and anarchy.
    Mai kis ke haath mein apna lahoo talash karoon
    Tammam shaher ne phane huae hain dastaneARecommend

  • Saif
    Jul 23, 2010 - 3:57PM

    Karachi’s total area is 3530 square kilometers (almost equal to the size of 4 Mumbai’s or 2 Delhi’s); which is quite difficult to be handled by a few police and rangers personnel. Don’t you think?Recommend

  • Sultan Ahmed.
    Jul 24, 2010 - 1:22PM

    When you say,
    land mafia is not involved in fresh unrest
    right, i admit,
    when you acquitted political parties from clashes
    being done in particular areas,
    ok,i am agree,
    when i say,
    MQM has now been in action,
    you discard it forthwith,
    then i am compelled to say,
    who is responsible, angels coming from sky.Recommend

  • Sultan Ahmed.
    Jul 24, 2010 - 4:55PM

    Karachi is under fire
    the best way to save it from firing
    be called all the parties concerned
    and prepare peace formula.

    Consensus is indispensable
    otherwise enemy of the state will
    move more and more
    so it is best of us to do more.Recommend

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