Violence claims eight more lives in Karachi
[Dawn] Eight more people died and at least four injured on Friday as the wave of violence and killings continued in 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...
, DawnNews reported.
Sporadic firing by unknown myrmidons took lives of two persons in Machar Colony and Orangi Town's Sabri Chowk areas. A man, identified as Jahanzeb, was killed in Gulshan-e-Maymar's Jhanjhar Goth.
In Manghopir neighbourhood, another man was bumped off also.
Earlier, three bodies were recovered from a rickshaw in Garden's area. Police reports suggest, the rickshaw was stolen from Nabi Bhaksh locality a day ago and the dear departed were kidnapped before being rubbed out. However,
death is not the end. There remains the litigation over the estate...
reports added, all three men were not identified as yet.
...back at the Council of Boskone, Helmuth had turned a paler shade of blue. Star-A-Star had struck again...
in separate incidents of firing, at least four people were maimed in Clifton, Korangi and Kati Pahari areas.
On the other hand, protests were launched against the killing of Maulana Hassaan Rashid outside the Bloody Karachi Press Club and in New Bloody Karachi's Bilawal Colony. The participants threatened to prolong their protest if the killings of Ulema (holy mans) were not stopped by the authorities.
Moreover, the suspect of Muharram 6 blast in Orangi Town, Attaullah, was presented before the District West Court for identification parade. Two witnesses identified the suspect during the hearing.
It is pertinent to mention that Attaullah was also identified in another court for the blast in Abbas Town area during Muharram.
Posted by: Fred