Violence claims eight more lives in Karachi

Published Aug 24, 2012 05:25am

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Security personnel patrolling Karachi. — File Photo by AFP

KARACHI: Incidents of violence continued unabated in Karachi claiming eight lives during the past twenty four hours, DawnNews reported.

Two people died of gunshot wounds in Karachi’s Gulistan-e-Jauhar area. Police sources claimed to have found a pistol besides one of the bodies.

Moreover, two bodies were found in Surjani Town and Napier area of Karachi.

Another person died of firing by unknown persons New Karachi’s Ayub Goth area.

A person died in a factory at Landhi area near Libra Square after a stray bullet hit him in the head.

The tortured body of a man was found near Al-Asif square in Karachi’s Sohrab Goth area.

One man was killed by knife stab wounds in Korangi No 2 area of the city.

A political activist died of gunshot wounds in Orangi Town’s Zia Colony area of the city.

Furthermore, a person who suffered gunshot wounds in Musa Lane neighbourhood of Lyari, on second day of Eid-ul-Fitr succumbed to his wounds at the Civil hospital.

Relatives of the deceased protested against the death, resorting to violence against the hospital staff breaking the nose of a doctor.

A person was found critically injured in Karachi’s Arambagh area, who had been shot in the head with his hands tied behind his back.

In related news Gizri police allegedly arrested two suspects involved in the extortion racket and claimed to have recovered weapons and ammunitions from them.

A heavy contingent of Rangers arrested five persons during a raid operation conducted at gambling and drug dens situated in Karachi’s Machar colony area near Bannu chowk.

Rangers personnel claimed to have recovered weapons, drugs, stake money and gambling equipment during the operation.

The suspects were shifted to an undisclosed location after arrest.

The arrested persons were then handed over to police authorities after the completion of preliminary investigations.

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