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Violence claims seven lives in Karachi

March 23, 2013

—File Photo.
—File Photo.

KARACHI: Seven people, including a woman, were killed in different incidents of violence in Karachi, DawnNews reported on Saturday.

Three people were killed when unknown gunmen fired upon a sweets shop in Usmanabad in Karachi’s Lyari area. The area became tense after the incident.

Separately, bodies of a man and a woman were found near Liaquatabad’s Ilyas Goth area in the city. The deceased were shot dead and could not yet be identified. Police said the deceased may have been killed in an honour-related incident.

In another incident, one person was gunned down in the Zaman Town area of Karachi’s Korangi.

Separately, one person was killed in Liaquatabad's Rizvia Society.

In Karachi’s Nazimabad No 2 area, a body bearing torture marks was found in a gunny bag.