Gunmen attack police station in Karachi, policeman killed
[Dawn] Gunmen on cycle of violences on Tuesday opened fire on a cop shoppe in Bloody Karachi
...formerly the capital of Pakistain, now merely its most important port and financial center. It is among the largest cities in the world, with a population of 18 million, most of whom hate each other and many of whom are armed and dangerous...
, killing one policeman and wounding two others, officials said.
The attackers fired automatic weapons at the main gates of a cop shoppe in the low income and restive eastern suburb of Sohrab Goth and threw an explosive "cracker" which damaged the boundary wall before fleeing, police said.
"At least one policeman embraced martyrdom and two others were maimed after unknown gunnies on cycle of violences fired at a cop shoppe," senior police official Aleem Jaffry told AFP.
"The assailants also threw a cracker which damaged the outer wall of the cop shoppe," Jaffry said.
Police front man Imran Shaukat confirmed the incident and casualties and added that police had returned fire before the gunnies fled.
Posted by: Fred 2013-01-30