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Violence claims eight lives in Karachi

March 09, 2012

Karachi Police. – File Photo by AFP

KARACHI: Five deaths in three hours raised the toll to eight on Friday in the renewed incidents of violence in the city, DawnNews reported.

A man was gunned down in Mujahidabad, Orangi Town followed by the targeted killing of a former member of a banned outfit in Meraj Nabi Colony, a nearby locality.

Worker of a political party was murdered in New Karachi area and a civilian was killed near Pakistan Chowk locality.

A police official succumbed to his wounds after being injured during a clash with the outlaws.

A police informer and a common man got injured after being attacked near Sohrab Goth. Both succumbed to their wounds before reaching the hospital.

Another worker of a political party died in a hospital after being shot on Thursday in Surjani Town area.

Interior Minister Rehman Malik has ordered the IG Sindh Police for an inquiry into the incidents on priority basis.