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KARACHI: At least four people were killed in incidents of violence in Karachi, DawnNews reported on Thursday.

A woman's tortured body was recovered from the city's Bhens Colony area.

In another incident near the Meena Bazar in the limits of Karachi’s PIB Colony, gunmen opened fire on a car, killing two people and injuring one other.

The injured person was shifted to a private hospital for treatment where he succumbed to his wounds.

Police said the three victims were construction workers and were residents of the city's Sohrab Goth area.

Separately, police detained 17 people in targeted operations in Karachi's Baldia Town and Abbas Town areas.

Fourteen people were detained from Baldia Town's Abidabad area. Weapons were also recovered from the possession of some of the detained individuals.

Moreover, three suspected individuals were detained from the city’s Abbas Town area. They were shifted to an unknown location for further questioning.

Updated Nov 15, 2012 05:28am

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Shehryar Mirza
Nov 15, 2012 05:33am
What is troubling to me is that our political parties keep on blaming each other for the killings, that is all they talk about in the talk shows, instead of coming up with a solution to end it.
life is precious
Nov 15, 2012 12:42pm
I don't think any of these people if they are found criminals will get any punishment . useless raids and detaining people. they usually walk out CLEAN from the court or run away from the jail with the help of their friends .
Tabhis Gohar
Nov 15, 2012 06:25am
Government completely failed in maintain peace in Karachi which was previously also name as the City of Light.