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4 killed, 12 wounded on first day of Eid

Published Aug 20, 2012 07:29pm


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A total of four people have been reported killed while 12 have been wounded. - File photo

KARACHI: Firing and targeted killings continue in various areas of the city, in-spite of it being the first day of Eid-ul-Fitr. At least four people have been reported killed, and 12 wounded.

Firing was first reported in in Orangi town and Pehelwan Goth, with two people shot dead.

Two dead bodies were also found, one in Gulshan-e-Iqbal and the other from Sohrab Goth.

A shootout also took place amongst two rival groups in Landhi, with four confirmed wounded so far although the figure could be higher.

Additionally, four people were also wounded due to firing by dacoits in Landhi’s Muzaffarabad Colony.

Separate incidents of firing were also reported in Korangi and Memon Goth, wounding four people


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Comments (6) Closed

Khan Aug 21, 2012 12:15pm
Untill your allie of America on so called war on Terror
Murtaza Aug 21, 2012 11:17am
There's one more day to celebrate for Pakistan which is so called Corruption Independence Day, then it would called fully independent state. Hope is there.
Mohammad Aug 21, 2012 11:55am
mass killing will never stop. i dont thing the goverment is serious about resolving the problems. it is in their interest. it is easier to rule when the terror surrounds us.
abdulaziz Aug 21, 2012 05:22am
There are too many foreign hands in Karachi. Rehman Malik must release another statement about more foreign hands.
adnan Aug 21, 2012 06:04am
when these mass killing will stop
imtiaz Aug 22, 2012 08:19am
violence is a part of every city... karachi is no exception....take it easy