Violence revisits Lyari: Three, including PPP leader, shot dead
SINDH – KARACHI: In a showdown between police and protestors on Monday, three people were killed while over a dozen sustained bullet injuries and were admitted to local hospitals.
Violence revisited Lyari as agitated residents took to the streets and clashed with police over what they described as ‘biased operation’ of law enforcement agencies against the residents of Lyari.
PPP leader dead
According to sources, PPP leader Hassan Soomro was also shot dead in this recent bout of violence.
Continue reading How painfully ironical that it is happening in PPP govt. in Lyari, the hub of PPP’s vote bank
by Ansar Abbasi ↔ THE NEWS
ISLAMABAD: One of the most dangerous alleged target killers, who confessed to have killed many, including police officers in Karachi, has reportedly claimed his association with the Muttahida Qaumi Movement’s “militant wing”, and has named Dr Imran Farooq as the contact person for many party militants. He further said that Ajmal Pahari was one of the MQM’s men.
Arrested and interrogated in 2010 before the murder of Dr Imran Farooq, the accused target killer, Muhammad Ishtiaq, alias Salman, alias Police Wala, confessed before the Joint Interrogation Team comprising representatives of the ISI, IB, Rangers, CID, Sindh Police and Special Branch, as reported in an official document, that Ajmal Pahari (who was arrested recently in Karachi and is alleged to have been involved in the killing of 100 people) also belongs to the MQM.
Continue reading ‘Killer’ alleges MQM has militant wing
A powerful blast in Crime Investigation Department (CID) building near PIDC has rocked the buildings in the surrounding areas at I.I. Chundrigar Road, report said. Tens of people reportedly dead and injured in the blast. Ambulances have been rushed to the scene. All the area have been cordoned off. …
Courtesy: SAMAA TV (News Beat with Meher Bukhari, 12 November, 2010)
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Attack on police building in Karachi, Pakistan, kills at least 18 – By Karin Brulliard
ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN – Gunmen and a vehicle bomber attacked a police building in the center of Karachi, Pakistan’s largest city, late Thursday, killing at least 18 people and injuring scores, officials said.
In what appeared to be a well-organized assault, about six militants opened fire on a criminal investigations office in Karachi’s “red zone,” a highly secured area that houses the provincial minister’s residence, elite hotels and the U.S. Consulate. That was followed by a massive truck bombing that was heard across the city and that reduced much of the police building to rubble.
Violence is common in the southern port city, which is riven by ethnic and sectarian rivalries. But large-scale bombings are rare ….
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