Private Bank Branch was Looted with Rs1.8 Million in Year’s First Bank Heist

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Armed men stormed into a private bank branch on Jamshed Road, held the staff at gunpoint and walked off with Rs1.8 million in year’s first bank heist on Friday, police said. As many as eight armed men took part in the heist in the BankIslami branch, the police said, adding that initially one of the robbers entered the bank, overpowered a private security guard and held the staff at gunpoint. They said that soon after his accomplices also entered the branch and collected around Rs1.8 million from cash counters. They also took away the digital video recorder. The police quoting the bank staff said there was a backup available for the footage, which was being…

Eight more People Lost their Lives in Karachi Violence

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Eight people including a police officer, a political worker and KMC officer were killed in firing and violence in different areas of Karachi. According to police, an Assistant Sub- Inspector identified as Shafi was shot dead in the firing of unidentified armed men in North Nazimabad. Local office bearer of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) was gunned down near Asghar Ali Stadium falling in the limits of Sharah-e-Noor Jahan police station. Four mutilated bodies were found in Machhar colony, Crown cinema Lyari and Chakiwara. Meanwhile, a man injured in firing in New Town area succumbed to injuries in local hospital. The deceased was identified as Haji Ali. Director education KMC, Shamim Khan was killed when his…

A Man Killed and 10 other Injured in a Grenade Attack on a Restaurant

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A man was killed and at least ten others were injured in a hand grenade attack on a restaurant located on Jamshed Road area of the metropolis in the wee hours of Saturday. According to details, some unidentified miscreants riding motorbike flung a hand grenade at a restaurant located at Jamshed Road at 0145 AM hurting 11 people present there. The saboteurs soon afterwards fled the scene. The injured were immediately shifted to nearby Civil Hospital but, a man succumbed to his injuries there. The blast was so powerful that it made holes in the shutter and the walls of the shop. Before long, police arrived on the s pot and started garnering the clues…

Violence in Karachi After a Political Party Man Gunned Down

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Violence gripped parts of Karachi on Tuesday following murder of a Muttahida Qaumi Movement worker in the city. Police said MQM worker Mansoor Mukhtar was gunned down by unknown armed men when they barged into his home at PIB colony, adding that two women were also injured in the attack. Miscreants on early morning got shops and main markets closed in Gulistan-e-Jauhar, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Sadar, Pakistan Chowk, Teen Hatti, Jamshed Road, Liaqat Abad and other areas, torching more than a dozen vehicles on roads. Schools and petrol pumps were also got shut down in the tense areas where unknown miscreants resorted to aerial firing, sowing panic and fright among people. Condemning murder of the party man,…