Man killed, six hurt in grenade attack
[Dawn] A man was killed and six others were maimed in a gun and a grenade attack at a roadside restaurant in New Bloody Karachi
...formerly the capital of Pakistain, now merely its most important port and financial center. It may be the largest city in the world, with a population of 18 million, most of whom hate each other and many of whom are armed and dangerous...
late on Thursday night.
Police said the attack took place near Allahwali Chowrangi, within the remit of the Surjani Town cop shoppe.
The seven injured persons were taken to the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital (ASH), where one of them died.
SSP of district west Amir Farooqui confirmed that the attack took place, adding that the motive for it was not clear.
Young man rubbed out
A young man was bumped off in a Quaidabad locality on Thursday, police said.
They said the incident took place in New Muzaffarabad Colony on Rehri Goth Road, within the remit of the Quaidabad cop shoppe, where gunnies riding a cycle of violence opened fire on Khalid Rehman, 30, sitting in front of his home.
Area people informed the police about the incident. The police arrived at the scene and took the body to the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre for medico-legal formalities.
The police said the victim was a wage earner and was sitting outside his home when he was targeted by assailants.
They suspected personal enmity as a possible motive for the murder.
The victim's brother, Murad, lodged an FIR (470/2012) under Section 302 (premeditated murder) of the Pakistain Penal Code against unknown gunnies at the Quaidabad cop shoppe.
A watchman of an auto-rickshaw stand was bumped off in PIB Colony on Thursday.
Police said the incident took place near Jamia Rasheedia, Meena Bazaar, where assailants riding a cycle of violence opened fire on Khalid Allahwala, 40, who was on duty at the rickshaw stand.
The victim was taken to the Civil Hospital Bloody Karachi, where he was pronounced dead.
He's dead, Jim!
The police said the victim's relatives were not giving details of the incident. The police registered an FIR (239/2012) against unknown suspects.
The victim was a resident of Nazimabad and hailed from Rajanpur, Punjab.
A young man was killed in the Sohrab Goth area in the early hours of Thursday.
Police said the incident took place in Ayub Goth, where unknown suspects fired shots at Sarwar, 30, son of Nabi.
The victim died before he could be shifted to ASH.
Police were clueless about the number of suspects and the mode of transport they used in the killing.
The victim was a resident of Noor Mohammad Goth and a wage earner.
The body of an unidentified man was found in the Lyari
...one of the eighteen constituent towns of the city of Karachi. It is the smallest town by area in the city but also the most densely populated. Lyari has few schools, substandard hospitals, a poor water system, limited infrastructure, and broken roads. It is a stronghold of ruling Pakistan Peoples Party. Ubiquitous gang activity and a thriving narcotics industry make Lyari one of the most disturbed places in Karachi, which is really saying a lot....
river on Thursday.
Police said the decomposed body was around 10 days old. They shifted it to the Civil Hospital Bloody Karachi and later to the Edhi morgue for want of identification. The police said a post-mortem examination showed that the victim had been shot in the head.
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