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Nine killed in Karachi

Published Feb 22, 2013 09:03pm

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KARACHI, Feb 22: A young man was gunned down in an apparent sectarian attack near North Nazimabad on Friday night, bringing the dead toll from day’s violence in the city to nine. Police said the incident took place near Kati Pahari where unknown suspects on a motorcycle attacked Syed Fayyaz Hussain Zaidi, 24.

In another incident, an unidentified young man was killed in Jamshed Quarters.

Police said the incident took place in the vicinity of a wedding hall near Patel Para where the unidentified man in his mid 40s suffered a gunshot wound in the chest.

Earlier in the day, seven people including two policemen were shot dead in separate acts of violence in the city.