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Eleven, including two policemen, dead in Karachi killings

May 17, 2012


Karachi police. -- File Photo

KARACHI: The deteriorated law and order situation continued to prevail in the city as 11 more people, including two policemen, lost their lives to the events related to the targeted killings here on Thursday, DawnNews reported.

Unidentified men opened fire on a police van, patrolling the area of Baldia town, causing death of two policemen. The dead bodies were taken to the civil hospital.

In the jurisdiction of Ferozabad police station, tortured bodies of two political workers were found from the area of Tariq road and Bahadurabad. They were identified as Shahbaz and Arghaman.

Another political worker was killed in the area of Lines area.

Four people were shot dead in the areas of Lyari, Taimuria, Orangi town and Mominabad.

A tortured dead body of a man was found from the area of Mochko.

A woman named Shazia was choked to death in the area of Shah Faisal colony No.1.