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Bomb defused in Karachi’s Khawaja Ajmer Nagri

January 07, 2013

— File Photo
— File Photo

KARACHI: A home-made bomb was defused by the Bomb Disposal Squad (BDS) in Karachi’s Khawaja Ajmer Nagri area, while six people were killed in various incidents of firing in different areas of the city, DawnNews reported on Monday.

A home-made bomb was found near the police station in the Khawaja Ajmer Nagri area of Karachi. The police called for the BDS, who immediately reached the spot and defused the bomb.

According to the police, the bomb weighed three to five kilograms.

In a separate incident, a father and his daughter were killed when armed suspects opened fire on their car near Karachi’s Aisha Manzil area. The deceased died on spot, while a child and a woman injured in the incident were taken to the hospital for treatment. According to the police, the incident was a target killing.

A man was killed in a firing incident in Chanesar Goth, whereas a body was found in Orangi Town.

A truck driver was gunned down in Karachi’s Surjani area, near the Northern Bypass.

Another man was gunned down in a separate incident of firing in Karachi’s Sachal Goth area.

Meanwhile, the Rangers arrested two suspects during a search operation in Lyari.