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Violence in Karachi claims 13 lives

January 28, 2013

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KARACHI: At least thirteen people were killed and several others injured in various incidents of violence in Karachi, DawnNews reported.

Firing by unknown gunmen killed two persons and injured another near Qauid-i-Azam's mausoleum on Monday morning.

In another incident a man was killed in Sohrab Goth area of Karachi.

A political party activist and a two-year-old child were gunned down in News Karachi's Sector 5-J.

A body bearing torture marks was found near Dua hotel on Mauripur road in Karachi's Lyar area.

Two more persons were killed in Bakra Piri and Musa Lane area of Lyari.

Another person was shot to death in Surjani town area.

An eight-year-old child was killed after he was hit by a stray bullet in Orangi town area of Karachi.

Another man was murdered in Mehran town in Karachi's Korangi area.

Two people, including a political party worker, were killed and another was injured  in separate incidents of firing in New Karachi's Sector 5-J and 5-E.

Firing by rival drug dealing gangs injured six children in Orangi town's New Mianwali area.

Moreover, police arrested four suspected robbers within the remit of Sir Syed police station and claimed to have recovered stolen mobile phones and weapons from the suspects.