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Two killed in Karachi violence

July 27, 2012


Policemen on a street in Karachi. — File photo

KARACHI: Two people were killed in separate incidents of violence in Karachi, whereas police claimed killing two dacoits in an encounter and arresting several suspects during targeted operations on various drug dens, DawnNews reported on Friday. 

A tortured body of a young man was found in the city's Pak Colony area near Old Golimar.

Separately, a eunuch's body was found in an apartment in Karachi's Qayyumabad area.

The eunuch had been strangled to death over a personal issue, police sources said.

Moreover, police claimed killing two alleged dacoits during an encounter in Karachi’s Quaidabad area near Hospital Chowrangi.

According to police, the suspects were busy looting citizens when the police party arrived at the spot.

The suspects opened fire at the police and an encounter ensued during which the suspects were killed by the police’s retaliatory firing.

Police also claimed to have recovered looted cash and arms from the men.

Furthermore, police in Karachi’s southwest claimed arresting more than a dozen suspected drug peddlers during a targeted operation on drug dens in the Manghopir and Pirabad areas.

Police also conducted operations in the North Nazimabad, Machar Colony and Pak Colony areas, arresting at least 10 suspects.

They claimed recovering drugs and arms from several of the arrested suspects.