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At least nine killed in Karachi violence
[Dawn] At least nine people have been killed and several others injured 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...
in a fresh spate of violence on Sunday, a day after 20 people bit the dust in similar incidents in the port city, DawnNews reported.

Unidentified gunnies on cycle of violences shot up an automobile workshop in Bloody Karachi's Orangi Town area, killing three people -- a father and his two sons -- on the spot.

Another man was bumped off in the city SITE industrial area, while a a perforated carcass was found early Sunday from Meethadar's Sarafa Market area.

Three people were killed in firing incidents near Martin Quarters and Soldier Bazaar. Unknown Orcs and similar vermin opened fire in Manghopir, killing one person.

...back at the fist fight, Jake ducked another roundhouse, then parried with his left, then with his right, finally with his chin...
a clash between two rival gangnull>s left eight people maimed, including a news hound for a local television channel and an ambulance driver. The incident happened near the Edhi centre in restive Sohrab Goth area of the city.

Sunday's bloodshed followed in the wake of one of the city's deadliest days in the recent past, with at least 20 killed -- almost half of them victims of sectarian killings -- on Saturday.

The deadliest episode occurred when six students of the 'Madressah Ahsan-ul-Uloom' seminary -- all in their early 20s --were bumped off by at least six men in an armed attack on a roadside tea shop in Gulshan-e-Iqbal area. Among other deadly incidents, a worker of the Ahl-e-Sunnat Wal Jamaat was also bumped off in North Nazimabad.

"On the face of it, there is no other reason than tit-for-tat killing on sectarian grounds," DIG east Shahid Hayat told Dawn on Saturday, when asked about the suspected motive behind the day's killings. "Unless other aspect is proved, we believe there is sectarianism behind the recent killings carried out in different parts of Bloody Karachi."

It was unclear whether Sunday's killings were also linked to the recent wave of sectarian bloodshed.

President Asif Ali Ten Percent Zardari
... husband of the late Benazir Bhutto, who has been singularly lacking in curiosity about who done her in ...
has taken notice of the deteriorating situation in Bloody Karachi
Whoa! That is truly astute of him!
and has ordered law enforcement agencies to take action.

In various areas of Bloody Karachi police and rangers have now started carrying out search operations.

Two extortionists were enjugged
... anything you say can and will be used against you, whether you say it or not...
in Quaidabad, DawnNews reported. Rangers have arrested the head of a terrorist group in Gulistan-e-Jauhar.

Four other people have been arrested in Qayyumabad and North Nazimabad after rangers carried out a search operation.

Two people were arrested in Machar colony, while nine suspects have been arrested in Sohrab Goth.
Posted by:Fred