Eleven killed in Karachi; gunmen injure ASWJ leader
[Dawn] At least 11 people were killed and several others injured on Tuesday, including a key leader of the religious Ahl-e-Sunnat Wal Jamaat (ASWJ) party in separate incidents of violence in Pakistain's commercial capital of 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.
Maulana Orangzaib Farooqi, a key ASWJ leader, was injured when gunnies opened indiscriminate fire on car near Gulshan-e-Iqbal's Moti Mahal area, killing his guard, driver, and four coppers.
Farooqi sustained bullet injuries, however, his condition was said to be stable.
Following the incident, businesses were closed down as panic gripped several city areas, including Nagan Chowrangi, Abul Hasan Isphahani Road, Stadium Road, Guru Mandir and Patel Para, where myrmidons resorted to arson. Unknown men also torched two cars near Rizvia Colony and Waterpump areas.
...back at the saw mill, Scarface Al had tied Little Nell to the log and was about to turn on the saw...
three people were killed by unknown gunnies in Orangi Town, while another was man was killed by gunshots in Shah Faisal Colony's Azeempura area. A man was also injured in the firing incident in Azeempura.
Another man also fell victim to firing when he sustained gunshot wounds in Landhi's Sharafi Goth area.
Earlier on Tuesday, a police officer's son was bumped off in Clifton's Darakhshan area. According to police sources, the incident was a result of personal enmity.
Posted by: Fred 2012-12-26