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Four killed in violence in Karachi

September 07, 2012


- File Photo

KARACHI: Violence in Karachi continued unabated as one person was killed and three more torture-ridden bodies were found in gunny bags on Thursday night, DawnNews reported on Friday.

Since Thursday night, four people have been reported as killed in separate incidents of violence.

Despite government’s promises to alleviate the violence in the provincial capital, incidents of violence continue to happen without stopping.

In one incident, a man was killed when unknown assailants opened fire. The incident took place in the Ittehad Town in the Baldia area.In a separate incident, two bodies bearing marks of torture were found under the Rexer Lane Bridge on the Lyari River in gunny bags.

Another body bearing torture marks was found near Sindhi Hotel in Liaquatabad.

Meanwhile, Pakistan Rangers personnel have recovered 50 kilos of explosive material from a coach in Kot Sabzal near the Sindh-Punjab provincial border. The two drivers, conductor and helper of the coach were arrested by the Rangers.