100 police officials killed in last 200 days in Karachi

Published: July 27, 2014
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Initial reports say that the incident took place when the two Rangers’ personnel were standing at an ice depot located near Hospital Chowrangi in Landhi within limits of the Quaidabad police station. STOCK IMAGE

Initial reports say that the incident took place when the two Rangers’ personnel were standing at an ice depot located near Hospital Chowrangi in Landhi within limits of the Quaidabad police station. STOCK IMAGE

KARACHI: As many as 100 police officials have been killed in the last 200 days of the current year, according to statistics released by the city police on Sunday.

Karachi police spokesperson Attiq Shaikh revealed that as many as 100 police officials, including officers and constables, have been killed in separate incidents including terrorist attacks and target killings across the city till now.

The police department media cell recorded 166 deaths of police officials in 2013.

This year, from January to July, 100 officials, including one superintendent, three inspectors, 14 sub-inspectors, 12 assistant sub-inspectors and 16 head constables, were killed. Of the total 100, 24 officials were killed in January, 19 in February, five in March, nine in April and May each, and 21 in June.

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  • Mohajir
    Jul 27, 2014 - 10:18PM

    My heart goes out to the fallen officers.

    PPP and ANP are responsible for this.

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  • Baba Ji
    Jul 27, 2014 - 10:39PM

    Thats too much … very sad … A country is heading south with this state of its law enforcers.Recommend

  • Bibi
    Jul 27, 2014 - 11:24PM

    That comes to 2 per day. wake up sindh gov. one day there will be no police wala to defend you.

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  • um
    Jul 27, 2014 - 11:38PM

    100 police officials MARTYRED not killled.Recommend

  • Jul 28, 2014 - 12:36AM

    Karachi Police is probably the most CORRUPT in the world. this force is based on nepotism, sectarianism (mostly shia extremist), this is one of the most throbbing issues that requires immediate attention and resolution

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  • Shuaib Bhat
    Jul 28, 2014 - 5:33AM

    This goes to show that we MUST at ALL costs root out terrorism and militia irrespective of whether these militias have political wings or not.

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  • Timorlane
    Jul 28, 2014 - 3:41PM

    100 policemen killed in 200 days is yet another to the infinite range of reasons for terminating this corrupt government of wadera corruption party whose thugs shamelessly howl against loadshedding in TV talk shows

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  • HG
    Jul 28, 2014 - 6:03PM

    After reading news of Pakistan, Gaza seem very quite & peaceful.

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  • Gilani
    Jul 28, 2014 - 6:50PM

    Karachi needs a Batman

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