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Police stand alert on a street in Karachi. — Photo by Online

KARACHI: Police defused a bomb planted near Safoora Chowrangi on Karachi's University Road on Friday, DawnNews reported.

Police said the bomb, containing 15 to 16 kilograms of explosive material, had been planted near a school building.

The bomb was locally made and could have caused a major disaster however the bomb disposal squad managed to defuse it in time.

Incidents of violence

Moreover, tortured bodies of two abducted people were recovered — one from the city's Lee Market and the other from Karachi's Federal B Area neighbourhood.

In another incident in North Nazimabad, a man reportedly killed his daughter by strangulation. The man later surrendered himself to the police.

Furthermore, two people were wounded in separate incidents of firing in the city's Paposh and Moach Goth areas.

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