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Three killed in Karachi violence

May 25, 2012


Policemen stand guard on a street in Karachi. — Photo by AFP/File

KARACHI: Three people were shot dead in incidents of violence in Karachi, taking the death toll to 10 in the past 24 hours, DawnNews reported on Friday.

A body bearing torture marks was found in a gunny bag near Korangi's Zaman Town area. Police said the body was of a man who had been kidnapped and then killed. However, the body had still not been identified.

Furthermore, two people were killed in incidents of firing in the city's Bilal Colony and Sharfabad areas.

Seven people had been killed in incidents of firing in Karachi on Thursday taking the death toll to 10 in the past 24 hours.

Those killed on Thursday included two workers of the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) and a son of a party activist.

Moreover, law enforcement agencies claimed detaining 11 suspects, including those affiliated with gang wars, from the city's Lyari, Baldia and Gulberg areas. The police also claimed recovering arms and ammunition from the detained suspects, DawnNews reported.