KARACHI: Seven people were killed in Karachi on Tuesday as Interior Minister Rehman Malik declared that terrorists had tested the government enough and action would now be taken against them, DawnNews reported.
In order to bring back the peace in the city the rangers have been assigned the task to take target action while the Frontier Corps has been given authorities of the police.
A prize money of Rs 5 million has been set for any one who identifies a target killer to the authorities and Rs 10 Million for who ever sends a picture or a video of the target killer, DawnNews reported.
Speaking to the media representatives in Karachi, Malik said it was time that the mafias operating in Karachi let go off their gang leaders as nobody could come to their rescue anymore.
The minister also said that 18 to 26 people had become victims of target killings since yesterday. And although he stated that the nation would soon witness action in Karachi, the city saw seven more deaths.
Also present at the occasion was Sindh Home Minister Manzoor Wasan who said that now action against criminal elements would be taken first and the media will be informed afterwards.
A senior government official says Pakistani authorities have called in paramilitary forces to contain political and criminal violence in the southern city of Karachi after 34 people were killed here in less than two days.
Dear visitor, the comments section is undergoing an overhaul and will return soon.