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Karachi Violence Leaves 10 Dead (Target Killings)

Posted by on Thursday, April 19, 2012, 8:57
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At least ten people were gunned down in different parts of the city in few hours’ time, Media reported on Wednesday. Two people were shot dead as unidentified gunmen opened fire on a hotel situated at Sakhi Hassan, North Nazimabad.

Karachi Violence

A man was killed in a firing incident occurred in Liaqatabad no. 8.

The incidents of firing took place at Pahar Ganj area, Nazimabad, Tariq Road and SITE area. Police say a father, son and a woman were also among the victims.

According to details, unknown armed men opened indiscriminate fires at people sitting inside a hotel near Pahar Ganj roundabout in Shar-e-Noor Jahan police limits, killing the hotel owner, Allah Dost, his son and a worker Muhammad Abbas.

SP North Nazimabad said it was apparently a target killing incident.

He said Vice Principal of Jinnah Polytechnic Institute, Imran Zaidi, also was gunned down in Nazimabad near Board Office on Tuesday, triggering protest demonstrations in the area against police failure.

The officer told SAMAA that police found two bodies near Landi Kotal Chowrangi, packed in gunny bags and thrown from a moving vehicle. The victims could not be identified.

Meanwhile, a woman was shot dead and her husband injured over resistance during a car-snatching bid near Jheel Park in Tariq Road area.
Separately, a watchman was killed by robbers in SITE area during a robbery attempt.

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