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Six bodies recovered from parts of Karachi

Updated August 12, 2013
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KARACHI: Six bodies were recovered from parts of Karachi on Monday, DawnNews reported.

Two bodies in gunny bags were recovered from the city's Gulistan-i-Jauhar area. The bodies found in Pehelwan Goth were of two men who were kidnapped on Sunday.

A body bearing torture marks was found in Karachi's Kharadar neighbourhood and another body was recovered from the Naval Colony in the city's Baldia Town locality.

A woman's body was also found in the Baghdadi area of Lyari Town, whereas, a sixth body was recovered from Gulshan-i-Zia in the city's Orangi Town area.

Karachi, the capital of Sindh province, has been a witness of incidents of terrorism and targeted killings for many years and the situation remains unchanged in several parts of the city.

According to a recent estimate, the number of killings in the city jumped to more than 2,300 in 2012 from 1,700 the previous year. More than 1,400 murders have already been recorded since the start of this year.