Published On: Mon, Jan 20th, 2014
Published in Category: Karachi

Two killed, 9 hurt in overnight Karachi violence

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Karachi: At least two people were killed and nine others injured in overnight firing incidents and cracker attack, officials said on Sunday.

According to police officials, some unidentified miscreants lobbed a cracker bomb at a restaurant located in Qasba Colony, where eight people sustained wounds in the powerful explosion.

The injured were shifted to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for medical treatment.

According to police sources, a youth, on the way to attend the valima reception of his brother, was gunned down in a robbery attempt near Nursery Stop on Shahrah-e-Faisal. The youth, Shoaib Nawab died on the spot and his father Javed Nawab was hurt in the incident.

Gulistan-e-Jauhar also overnight became a scene of a street crime in which a man lost his life for resisting against the offence.
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