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India-Pakistan
Karachi violence claims eight more lives
2013-01-15
[Dawn] Eight people died while at least four people were killed within an hour in different incidents of violence in Bloody Karachi
...formerly the capital of Pakistain, now merely its most important port and financial center. It is among the largest cities in the world, with a population of 18 million, most of whom hate each other and many of whom are armed and dangerous...
on Monday night, DawnNews reported.

A man, identified as Sardar, was bumped off near Indus Plaza in Sohrab Goth locality while Hussain and Naqeeb sustained injuries in the same incident.

Separate incident of violence in Korangi's Bilal Colony, Mehmoodabad's Chanesar Goth and Layari's Moosa Lane left Atif, Shehzad and Noorul Huda dead respectively.

Earlier, a police official, identified as Shabir Jan, was bumped off in Sohrab Goth neighbourhood.

Zahid was killed in Iqbal Market while Irshad was killed in a knife attack in PECHS Tipo Sultan area.

Saleem, who was injured two days ago in an armed attack, succumbed to his wounds in PIB Colony.

Meanwhile,
...back at the saloon, Butch got the bill for the damage caused by the fist fight, the mirror broken in the shootout, and drinks for everyone......
a fuel station in Surjani Town's Khuda ki Basti came under a hand grenade attack by unidentified myrmidons leaving two station workers injured.

The bomb-disposal squad, in their investigative report, suggested it was a Russian made RGD-1 grenade.

Moreover, unknown cycle of violence riders fled away after hurling a tennis-ball-bomb at a shop in China Mobile Market in Banaras area. The shop was destroyed in the attack.
Posted by:Fred

#4  "That was cold SteveS, downright Antarctic."

But true, Ship. :-(
Posted by: Barbara   2013-01-15 19:29  

#3  That was cold SteveS, downright Antarctic.
Posted by: Shipman   2013-01-15 16:49  

#2  Dang! Karachi is turning into another Chicago.
Posted by: SteveS   2013-01-15 12:39  

#1  a tennis-ball-bomb
I am so seeing Wiley Coyote with a racket and a tennis ball with a burning fuse. He hits it to the target, it hits, and bounces right back to him.
Posted by: Skidmark   2013-01-15 06:44  

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