Three killed in Karachi violence

Published September 28, 2012

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KARACHI: Three people were killed in various incidents of gunfire on Friday whereas fifty suspects were arrested  during targeted operations in different areas of Karachi, DawnNews reported.

One person died of gunfire wounds  in Gulbahar area of Karachi.

Two bodies, bearing torture marks, were discovered in Karachi's  Saleh Mohammad Goth area near the Shah Latif Town. Both persons were shot afterr being tortured.

Meanwhile, Rangers and police conducted joint operations, which focused in Karachi's Malir, Gharibabad, Orangi Town, Kati Pahari, Landhi, Quaidabad, Korangi, Mehran Town and Shah Latif Town areas.

Police sources said that more than 50 suspects had been arrested during the operations in different areas of the city and that weapons and drugs were recovered from some of the suspects.

Meanwhile, the Majlis-e-Wahdatul Muslimeen called for a strike in Karachi and Quetta in order to protest against the target killings and arrests of Shia youths. Millat Jafria is holding a day of protest today, in response to the strike call.

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