Violence continues in Karachi as six more killed
[Dawn] Incidents of violence and assassinations claimed at least six lives in the city on Wednesday, DawnNews reported.

A man was rubbed out in Junejo town of Baloch Colony. Two other men were rubbed out in the area of 51-C and Manghopir.

A holy man was rubbed out in the area of Jamshed quarters. Tension prevailed in the area after his killing and angry protestors forced people to shut their shops.

Earlier today, two people became the victim of indiscriminate firing in the areas of 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...
and Orangi town.

Police busted robbers in the area of Quiadabad. Two robbers were killed and two coppers received bullet injuries during exchange of fire.

Meanwhile east zone police of the city set to sit in solemn silence in a dull, dark dock, in a pestilential prison with a life-long lock
Drop the rod and step away witcher hands up!
91 suspected criminals in the last 24 hours. 27 pistols, three repeaters, stolen cycle of violences and drugs were recovered from them, the police sources said.

Prime Minister's concern

Addressing a session of federal cabinet on Wednesday, Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf said that the wave of violence in Bloody Karachi was an issue of concern.

He said that cut-thoat elements wanted to exploit the sectarian issue in the city.

PM Ashraf said that the issue of terrorism was a threat to national security.

He advised the people to report any suspected activity to the law enforcement agencies.

The prime minister advised the provincial governments to enhance the security during the month of Muharram.

Earlier, the Muttahida Qaumi Movement
...English: United National Movement, generally known as MQM, is the 3rd largest political party and the largest secular political party in Pakistain with particular strength in Sindh. From 1992 to 1999, the MQM was the target of the Pak Army's Operation Cleanup leaving thousands of urdu speaking civilians dead...
(MQM) and the Awami National Party (ANP) boycotted the Senate session on Tuesday protesting against the rising violence in Bloody Karachi.

Posted by: Fred 2012-11-15