91 Karachi cops killed this year as police face backlash for targeted operation

Latest police report states militants also claimed lives of nine Rangers personnel.

Web Desk July 15, 2014

KARACHI: As security personnel continue to become a target of criminals in the wake of a targeted operation in Karachi, the city police spokesperson – in a report – revealed that 91 police officials and nine Rangers personnel have been killed so far this year, Express News reported on Tuesday. 

The report stated that 25 police officials were killed in January, 19 in February, four in March, seven in April, nine in May, 19 in June and eight in the first half of July.

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The spokesperson said that most of the police officials were targeted in the West Zone.

According to sources, members of a banned outfit target police officials in the area.

The sources added that organised networks of the banned outfit were involved in the target killings of the police personnel.


Np | 7 years ago | Reply

@Malveros: The article says banned outfit. MQM is not banned. They prbably are referring to TTP.

Hasan | 7 years ago | Reply

If the operation was conducted with sincerity in beggining, these numbers would have been significatly lower. First six-months of Karachi Operation were spent on illegally abducting, and torturing and Extra-Judically murdering Innocent MQM Workers while Militants flourished and secured there bases, and from time to time conducted attacks of Police and other LEA's.

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