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Muttahida, MQM-H activists shot dead
[Dawn] Two political activists and five others were killed across the city on Friday, police and party sources said.

An activist of the Mohajir Qaumi Movement was bumped off in Baldia Town on Friday night hours after a Muttahida Qaumi Movement
...English: United National Movement, generally known as MQM, is the 3rd largest political party and the largest secular political party in Pakistain with particular strength in Sindh. From 1992 to 1999, the MQM was the target of the Pak Army's Operation Cleanup leaving thousands of urdu speaking civilians dead...
worker was killed in a drive-by shooting in Malir.

The police said that Saeed aka Mara along with his son was passing through the Jaffar-e-Tayyar Society in Malir on a cycle of violence
when armed motorcyclists wearing helmets fired at him and sped away. Saeed sustained gunshot wounds and died before he could be rushed to hospital. The body was later shifted the body to the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre for medico-legal formalities, the police added.

The officials said that Saeed was an associate of the Amir Khan faction of the Mohajir Qaumi Movement and became a member of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement after his leader joined the party.

Following the shooting, tension gripped the locality and traders pulled down shutters.

Later in the night, an activist of the Mohajir Qaumi Movement was bumped off in Baldia Town, police said.

They added that Aslam, 40, son of Abdul Aziz, was riding a cycle of violence on the double road in Sector 19-B within the remit of the Saeedabad cop shoppe when he was rubbed out.

The police said that the body was shifted to the Civil Hospital 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...
for medico-legal formalities. A front man for the Mohajir Qaumi Movement said that Aslam was member in charge of Orangi Town unit 125. For the past 10 years, he had been keeping a low profile, the front man said.

The victim was father of two and was a scrap dealer, he added.

Man bumped off

A young man, who had been kidnapped late Thursday night, was bumped off near Nazimabad Chowrangi early Friday morning, police said.

Mohammad Shahid, 30, a resident of C-1 Area Liaquatabad, was brought in a car near Nazimabad Chowrangi and made to stand by the side of a road before being shot at and maimed, said an official at the Gulbahar cop shoppe.

The car sped away following the shooting, he added.

He was later rushed to the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital where he died during treatment, the official said.

The victim used to work as an electric fitter in wedding parties, but he was out of work for some time. Quoting family sources, the police said that the victim had lately joined the company of some criminal elements.

Body found

A partially decomposed body wrapped in a plastic sheet was found in Pak Colony along the Lyari
...one of the eighteen constituent towns of the city of Karachi. It is the smallest town by area in the city but also the most densely populated. Lyari has few schools, substandard hospitals, a poor water system, limited infrastructure, and broken roads. It is a stronghold of ruling Pakistan Peoples Party. Ubiquitous gang activity and a thriving narcotics industry make Lyari one of the most disturbed places in Karachi, which is really saying a lot....
River, police said.

They added that the victim was in the mid-20s and had long hairs.

The police suspected that the victim had been killed a couple of days ago and his body was dumped on Friday. The body was shifted to the Edhi morgue for want of identification after medico-legal formalities at the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital.

Labourer killed

A labourer was bumped off in Khwaja Ajmair Nagri on Friday, police said.

They added that Mohammad Jameel, 35, was rubbed out in a drive-by shooting near a CNG station in Sector 5A-2 of Khwaja Ajmair Nagri.

Ajmair Nagri SHO Chaudhry Afzal said that the victim was a labourer. About a year ago, he had divorced his wife and used to sleep in streets since then.

The body was shifted to the Edhi morgue after medico-legal formalities at the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital.

Man found rubbed out

A young man was found rubbed out in the old city area of Dhobi Ghath, Usmanabad, police said.

They added that the body stuffed in a gunny bag was spotted near Kashti Chowk within the remit of the Kalakot cop shoppe.

The victim, later identified as Mohammad Shahid, 34, had been tortured and rubbed out, the police said. They shifted the body to the Civil Hospital Bloody Karachi for medico-legal formalities.

The police said that the victim left his Usmanabad residence to visit his in-laws in Korangi but was kidnapped on his way.

Earlier on July 26, his brother Sohail was killed in a similar manner, according to the police. They said the victim hailed from Haripur district, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa
... formerly NWFP, still Terrorism Central...


'Criminal' killed

A young man described by police as a criminal booked in several cases of murder and attempted murder was killed in Patel Para on Friday, officials said.

The police said that Faisal alias Langra was rubbed out after he had an altercation with some persons in Ghausia Colony area of Patel Para within the remit of the Jamshed Quarters cop shoppe.

DSP Qaiser Ali Shah said that Faisal was booked in cases of murder and attempt to murder registered at the Soldier Bazaar cop shoppe.

The police later shifted his body to the Civil Hospital Bloody Karachi for medico-legal formalities.
Posted by: Fred 2012-11-04
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