3 killed in Karachi violence
AGENCIES KARACHI AT least three people, including a woman lost their lives on Tuesday in firing incidents in Karachi, Dawn News reported.
It was reported that within 24 hours, the east police arrested 27 suspects during their operation.
In the morning, one person was killed at a flea market.
In another incident, an Islamic scholar Maulana Saleem Abbas Naqshbandi was injured and a person along with him was killed when an unidentified person opened fire near the Chiragh Hotel in the area of Lyari.
According to the sources, he was shifted to the hospital and is in critical condition.
Moreover, the Sunni Tehreek leaders and other party workers reached the hospital and condemned the attack, demanding strong actions against those who were involved.
In another incident, one person was killed and two others injured in an incident of firing during a football match in Mansehra Colony in the area of Sharafi Goth.
Meanwhile, in a separate development, during a search operation in Peshawar’s Cantt Bazaar on Tuesday, security forces killed three hard-core extremists.
According to the police, the search operation was conducted after a few terrorists who escaped from the custody of the security forces.
After a prolonged search which continued for hours for the fugitives, security forces found and killed three extremists.
Meanwhile, a roadside blast in Khyber Agency’s Jamrud Bypass area damaged to Nato containers passing over into Afghanistan.
According to the security officials, the blast occurred at the Jamrud Bazaar Bypass after the NATO supply convoy had already passed.