At least five killed in Karachi violence
[Dawn] At least five persons, including a woman and a member of a religious organization, were killed in separate incidents of violence 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...
on Tuesday, DawnNews reported.
An activist of a religious organization was killed when unknown gunnies opened fire in Karachi's Lines area.
Enraged protestors set out to the streets burning tyres and blocking roads in Saddar area. The demonstrators marched towards the Supreme Court's Karachi registry near Shaheen Complex demanding action against the killers. The protest was later called off after authorities held negotiations with the demonstrators.
One person was killed and another injured in a gun firing incident in Orangi town area of Karachi. Another person was killed in a firing incident in Surjani town Sector four area.
A woman was rubbed out in the city's Garden area. A body was found near Saeedabad graveyard on Tuesday. According to police the body bore marks of torture.
Posted by: Fred 2013-02-27