Violence claims eight lives in Karachi

Published Sep 02, 2012 07:50am

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A policeman was shot dead in Qasba Colony area of the city.    — File Photo

KARACHI:At least seven people were gunned down by unidentified armed men in different areas of the city since late last night.

A member of the Kutchi Rabta Committee (KRC) was killed near Native Jetty Bridge last night. His killing sparked protests at Mauripur Road where the protesters blocked the road burnt tyres and chanted slogans. The protest continued on Sunday.

The body of a man was found in a gunny bag in Karachi's Pak colony area.

A body of an unidentified man was found under a bridge in Karachi's  Sohrab Goth area.

In a separate incident a man died of gunshot wounds near Burns Road area of Karachi.

Two people were shot dead in the city's Machhar Colony and Malir Halt areas in separate incidents.

A policeman was shot dead in Qasba Colony area of the city.

In another incident a man was shot dead in Usmanabad area on Sunday.

Firing claimed another life in Ghas Mandi area.

Five people were also injured in various firing incidents that occurred in Gulbahar, New Karachi, Agra Taj Colony, Orangi and Safoora Goth areas of Karachi.

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