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Four killed in Karachi violence

November 15, 2012

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KARACHI: At least four people were killed in incidents of violence in Karachi, DawnNews reported on Thursday.

A woman's tortured body was recovered from the city's Bhens Colony area.

In another incident near the Meena Bazar in the limits of Karachi’s PIB Colony, gunmen opened fire on a car, killing two people and injuring one other.

The injured person was shifted to a private hospital for treatment where he succumbed to his wounds.

Police said the three victims were construction workers and were residents of the city's Sohrab Goth area.

Separately, police detained 17 people in targeted operations in Karachi's Baldia Town and Abbas Town areas.

Fourteen people were detained from Baldia Town's Abidabad area. Weapons were also recovered from the possession of some of the detained individuals.

Moreover, three suspected individuals were detained from the city’s Abbas Town area. They were shifted to an unknown location for further questioning.