— File Photo by AFP
— File Photo by AFP

KARACHI: At least eight people were killed, Including the spokesperson for the Ahle Sunnat Waljamaat (ASWJ), in various incidents of violence in Karachi on Sunday, DawnNews reported.

The spokesperson for the ASWJ, Maulana Akbar Saeed Farooqi, was injured in a gun-firing incident near Safari Park in Karachi's Gulshan-i-Iqbal area.

He was shifted to a hospital for treatment where he later succumbed to his injuries.

In another incident unknown persons killed two people in Sector A area of Karachi's Surjani town. Fear and panic gripped the locality after the incident.

Another person was gunned down in New Karachi's Ayub Goth area.

One person was killed in Zia colony of Karachi's Korangi area whereas another was killed in Korangi area's Bilal colony area.

Moreover two bodies, bearing marks of torture, were recovered from the Korangi Creek in Ibrahim Hyderi area of Karachi. The bodies were not identified till the filing of this report.


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Ali Vazir
Aug 25, 2013 07:29pm

Dear Dawn team Don't you think you have omitted to mention ASWJ, "the new name for the banned outfit SSP "?

M. Siddique
Aug 25, 2013 08:08pm

Is this the case of violence begets violence? Wake up Pakistan.

jg
Aug 25, 2013 11:00pm

good riddance

Geber
Aug 26, 2013 10:28am

I thought it was an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth, a life for a life at worst. Somebody do the math for me. Was Maulana Farooqui's life worth more than the 12 dozen other lives lost in the violence across the city today?

ramesh
Aug 26, 2013 07:56pm

eye for a eye the whole world would be blind

Shaikh Mohommd
Aug 27, 2013 01:29pm

Killing, murders are continuing in Karachi. Why doesn't the Government arrest the culprits? WHY WHY. We have all the gadgets i.e. cameras, cctvs, etc. etc. Has the Government got a hidden agenda?