Karachi violence claims 12 more lives

Karachi violence claims 12 more lives

KARACHI, (SANA): At least 12 persons have been killed and several others injured in the result of the target killings and violent incidents in Karachi here on Monday.

According details three people died and two others injured when unidentified assailants opened indiscriminate fire on a real state agency in Ahsanabad. The diseased were injured in firing but three out of them were died in hospital during the treatment.

Two youth were found dead near a garbage heap in Abbas Town on Abul Hasan Road. The victims had been tortured to death. One person was killed in the result of the unknown persons in Liari Baghdadi area of the city.

ASI Zulfiqar Ali was shot dead at Sherpao Colony in Landhi. The deceased was stationed in Quaidabad. On receiving information, police reached the scene and launched a probe.

In another incident, Hazrat Ali, 30, was shot dead in Naseerabad locality of Bin Qasim Town.

Unknown persons opened fire on a car in Kharadar, killing Imran Khan and injuring Ejaz. The deceased was a shopkeeper.

One dead body, wrapped in a gunny bag, was found from Maripur. An unknown man was shot dead near Safora Chowrangi. Imran Yousuf a trader by profession was gunned down while his guard was injured in Bantwagali of Kharadar and Joria Bazar located in Old City Area.

A body was recovered from garbage dump in Abbas Town area located on Abul Hassan Ispahani Road.

Dead body of one person was recovered near the Liari Nadi; meanwhile one person was killed in the result of the firing of the unknown persons in the same area.

One person was killed in the result of the firing of unknown persons in Gulistan-e-Jauhar. It is also worth mentioning here that eight persons were killed in the violent incidents in Karachi on Sunday. It is also worth mentioning here that at least 150 persons have been killed in the result of the violent incidents during the 11 days of the February.

Meanwhile the lawyers staged a sit-in outside the Chief Minister House against the targeted killing of their colleagues in the metropolis.
The Lawyers belonging to the Sindh Bar Association (SBA) also held a condolence reference for Supreme Court lawyer M. M Tariq who was shot dead a couple of days ago.

SBA President Mustafa Lakhani called on the government to announce Rs5 million compensation for the family of the slain lawyer and issue arms licenses for the lawyers’ fraternity. Lakhani, asserted that the government had failed to protect the citizens’ lives and properties.
He also announced a march from Sindh High Court to Jinnah’s Mausoleum on 27 February.

During the sit-in, the roads leading to the CM House were blocked, causing gridlock in the adjacent areas.


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