250 Students Prevent from Appearing in Exam on Wednesday

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At least 250 students were unable to appear for their matriculation exams when unknown gunmen open fired on an exam centre in Malir early on Wednesday morning. The firing had continued unabated for almost 20 minutes, and had put the lives of the students under threat. Roshan Ali Sheikh, District Coordination Officer (DCO) Karachi, has ordered Deputy Commissioner Malir to conduct an inquiry into the incident. “Apart from Malir, incidents of firing were also reported in Bin Qasim, Lyari and Mauripur,” he said, while adding that all sensitive areas will be guarded by security personnel for the protection of students. Meanwhile, a source in the Board of Secondary Education Karachi (BSEK) claimed that the armed…

Four People, Including an Activist of PSF Killed in Separate Incidents

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Four people, including an activist of the People’s Student Federation (PSF), were killed in separate incidents in the city on Wednesday. Ayaz, 25, was shot dead in the Mosmiyat area in the Sachal police limits on Wednesday night. Police said that Ayaz had been in the company of his friends when two men riding on a motorcycle opened fire on him and fled. The injured was taken to the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital where he was pronounced dead. Police said that the deceased had been an activist of the PSF. They termed the murder as an act of targeted killing. Tension gripped the area where unidentified men resorted to aerial firing and forced traders to shut…

Thirty Goats Killed by Mysterious Disease

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The outbreak of mysterious disease in Gadap area of Karachi has killed over thirty goats and infected hundreds of others in different villages during last few days. The local people have named the disease as ‘Chapri’, which according to them is a virus but according to a lone veterinary doctor available at the veterinary hospital the death of goats is due to flu and pneumonia. The villagers Haji Abdul Karim Gabol, Haji Mir Muhammad Gabol, Kehar Gabol and others of villages Ali Muhammad Gabol, Allah Rakhio Gabol, Imam Bux, Abdul Hakim and others told that there used to be 15 veterinary doctors at the hospital but now there is one doctor that also said that…