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Karachi violence claims six lives

Published Sep 05, 2012 10:45am

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security personnel patrolling Karachi. — File Photo by AFP

KARACHI: Karachi once again witnessed deteriorating law and order situation as targeted killings continued in which eight people lost their lives on Wednesday, DawnNews reported.

As a result of firing, two policemen were killed in the city's North Karachi area.

In another incident of firing, a father and son were killed in the Ittihad Town area of Karachi’s Baldia Town.

A man’s dead body was found from the Defence graveyard whereas another body bearing marks of torture was found from Lyari’s Khadda Market.

An unknown person opened fire in the city's Napier area, killing one person.

One person was also killed in the city's New Karachi area due to firing.

At least three people were injured in the areas of Landhi, Moach Goth, and Jahangir Road respectively.