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…

Oil Terminal Inaugurated in Zulfikarabad

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The residents around Shireen Jinnah Colony will be relieved to know that work has official begun on the oil terminal in Zulfikarabad. Once it is built, the oil tankers parked in Clifton will hopefully move there. On Saturday, Governor Dr Ishratul Ebad Khan and Federal Petroleum Minister Dr Asim Hussain laid the foundation stone of the terminal along the National Highway. The Supreme Court issued orders that the project needs to be completed. Karachi Administrator Muhammad Hussain Syed said the oil terminal will cost around Rs313.5 million and will be completed within five to six months. The parking lot will be 150 acres and will take around 2,568 oil tankers. Around 2,375 shades will be built for…