8kg Bomb Defuses by BDS near Imambargah in Karachi

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Bomb disposal squad (BDS) personnel defused a remote-controlled bomb planted near an imambargah in the Qasba Colony area of Peerabad, reported here on Thursday. The bomb was planted in a block and was placed near Ali Imambargah. People who saw the suspicious block informed police who then identified it as a bomb and the BDS were called to the scene. According to BDS sources, the bomb contained 8kg of explosives and had a cellphone placed inside it which was going to be used to detonate it. The imambargah, where people had just started arriving, was evacuated and so was the surrounding area. Just today, BDS in Peshawar also defused two bombs planted on the main GT Road, an…

Taliban in City Gaining Strength in Numbers

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A disclosure that will give the shudders to the citizens of Karachi has come to the fore that the Taliban are not only holding sway in various parts of the city, but are also shrewdly boosting their numbers by wooing the families of target killing victims. Cunningly, the activists of the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan are approaching the lower strata of society for their recruitment campaign – mostly families of murdered labourers – and inciting them to seek revenge, intelligence sources have revealed. Besides, the TTP is also indulged in relief activities in the areas where they have established themselves, paying cash to the needy or fulfilling their other requirements. Areas under their grip According to a…

Police Arrested 44 Culprits in Raids


Police claimed to have arrested 44 culprits in different raids from various parts of the City here on Monday. Crime Investigation Department of the Sindh Police claimed to have arrested two suspects including Ashiq aka Kashi and Amir aka Bandar during a raid conducted on a tip-off in Surjani locality. CID officials also claimed to have recovered three hand grenades, three pistols and a Kalashnikov from their possession. According to CID SSP Fayyaz Khan, government has announced Rs one million bounty on accused Ashiq. Ashiq and his companions were involved in more than 100 cases of killings, robberies, kidnapping for ransom and bank robberies in Karachi and Punjab. Khan said that the names of both…

Four more Lost their Lives as Police Arrested Key Man of Lashkar-e-Jhangvi


At least four persons, including a policeman and a Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) inspector, were killed during the last 24 hours in the ongoing violence in the metropolis here on Thursday. According to police sources, some unidentified miscreants shot dead the KMC inspector in Shadman Town of North Karachi. He was identified as Shafqat Nasir. Another man Ali Raza was gunned down in Qasba Colony-2.5 while he was sitting in his shop of spare parts. His body was shifted to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital. A body with torture marks was found near Purani Sabzi Mandi (Old Vegetable Market) of the city. The victim was identified as Bahadur. Meantime, police brought to the fore the arrest of…

Collages Allow to Fill Vacant Seats


The Centralised Admission Policy (CAP) on Friday permitted 30 colleges in the city to grant admissions in class XI if seats were still available for the academic year 2012-13. A notification in this regard was issued on a direction of director-general (colleges) and CAP chairman Dr Nasir Ansar. The permission was given to Government Degree Girls Colleges of Orangi Town 11 ½, Ibrahim Hydari, Shah Faisal Colony, Landhi Mill Area, Metrovill SITE, Quaid-e-Millat, Lyari, Baldia Town, Qasba Colony, Sector 11-C Orangi Town, Surjani Town, Safoora Goth, Pak Colony and Buffer Zone; Dukhtar-i-Mashriq Government Girls Degree College, Jamshed Road; Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto Government Girls College, Manzoor Colony; Jan Mohammad Brohi Government Degree Girls College, Gulshan-e-Maymar…

Killing Continues as 2 more People Shoot Dead


The spate of killings and abductions continued unabated in the metropolis as two more people have been killed overnight. Body of a youth was dumped in Common Gali near Kakri Ground of Kharadar. The youth was abducted and later tortured to death by shooting in his head. The body could not be identified as yet. Meantime, some unidentified miscreants threw from their moving car, a youth in critically injured state near Lee Market. This youth, Mansoor, has been shifted to Civil Hospital in precarious condition. Another firing incident took place in Qasba Colony, where unknown criminals gunned down a dispenser Bilal. Also, two people were injured in firing incidents in the city areas of Manghopir…

Trader’s Home Attack by Grenade In Karachi

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The powerful extortion mafia continued to haunt the city traders. In a fresh incident, a hand grenade was thrown into house of a local trader, which fortunately did not explode. Some unknown miscreants threw a hand grenade in a trader’s resident in Khayaba-e-Mujahid of Darakhshan area. However, the bomb disposal squad said, the grenade did not explode and the home residents escaped a terrorism bid. The trader claimed that he had been threatened by a criminal gang for money extortion. Meanwhile, a political worker was gunned down in Qasba Colony at Orangi Town, while a dead body was found from a garbage dump in Pan Mani, Old City Area.

5 People Found Dead including an Ex Army Men

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A former army man was shot dead and two others, including a police constable of the special branch, were wounded in Frontier Colony within the remit of the Pirabad police station on Thursday morning, police said. The incident took place when the three men going on two motorcycles reached Rabbani Mohalla in Frontier Colony, Qasba Colony, where unidentified men ambushed them, the police added. Saiful Mulk, 40, died on the spot, while Ismail and Abdul Ghani were wounded, they said. After the incident the attackers managed to flee. The police took the body and the wounded men to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for medico-legal formalities and treatment. DSP Tariq Malik said that Saif was a resident…

Two people Injured in Qasba Colony

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Two persons were injured when two rival groups clashed in Qasba Colony area of Karachi Friday. According to sources, two groups exchanged fire that injured two persons in Qasba Colony who were shifted to the hospital. Some miscreants burnt a car and motorbike while shops closed down following the clashes. Rangers and police surrounded the area to control the situation while eight persons were also arrested. The area gave deserted look after the incident.

Tension Prevails after 4 Killed in Karachi


Tension prevails in Orangi Town, Qasba Colony and other parts of the city after killing of four people. Unidentified gunmen started firing in the area, killing a young man Ibrahim (19). Police told media that the young man was sitting at his friend’s shop in Bukhari Colony when he was shot dead. The victim was a watchman and worker of a political party, police said. On the other hand, another young man Mustafa (16) was also killed in Nayaabad area. A disabled man was also killed in Aligarh Colony of Orangi Town. Zubair, who received bullet wounds in Qasba Colony, succumbed to the injuries at a hospital.