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Karachi violence: Fifteen killed, alleged TTP militants arrested

February 11, 2013

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KARACHI: At least 15 more people lost their lives on Monday as the ongoing wave of violence persisted in Karachi, DawnNews reported.

People were killed and injured in city’s Ahsanabad, Gulshan-i-Iqbal, Landhi Sherpao Colony, Lyari, Safora Chowrangi, Abul Hasan Isfahani Road and Garden areas.

The incidents spread fear among residents and shops and small businesses were reportedly shut in some areas of the city.

Meanwhile, special investigation department of CID police has arrested three people including two alleged members of banned Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) when they raided Manghopir and Shershah areas.

According to police, the arrested are involved in several acts of extortions and targeted killings including attacks on foreign health teams.