At least 13 killed in Karachi

Published March 17, 2011

Karachi unrest, Karachi, Karachi violence
A paramilitary soldier frisks a motorcyclist on a street in Karachi on October 20, 2010, following an attack by gunmen in a market. — Photo by AFP

KARACHI: At least 13 people were killed in Karachi in the past 24 hours, DawnNews reported.

The dead included two police officers and two political activists.

One person was shot dead in the city's North Nazimabad area on Thursday, whereas another person was gunned down in Karachi's Pak Colony area.

An activist from a religious party was shot dead in the city's Nankwara area.

Moreover, unknown gunmen shot dead a Sub-Inspector and his son in the city's North Karachi neighbourhood.

Another person was gunned down in the Nazimabad area.

On Wednesday, an activist of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) was killed near PIDC.

A body was also recovered from the city’s Gulistan-i-Johar area and another body was found in a shop on the Abul Hasan Isphahani road.

Also on Wednesday, six persons, including a police officer, were killed in firing in the Karimabad, Orangi Town and other areas of the city.

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