Karachi violence claims five lives

Two bodies discovered in Mewashah Graveyard

KARACHI – At least five people were killed in separate incidents of violence on Wednesday in different areas of Karachi.

Two bodies were discovered in Mewashah Graveyard near Malang Darbar whereas another body was discovered from a river below the Lasbela Bridge. All three were first kidnapped and later tortured, however, none of the bodies have been identified yet, police sources said.

One person was also gunned down in Manghopir's Mianwali Colony. A body of a woman bearing torture marks was also found in a gunnysack in North Karachi’s Rashidabad area. Karachi is riddled with targeted killings, gang wars, kidnappings for ransom, extortion and terrorism.

Targeted operations led by the rangers with the support of police are ongoing in the city under a directive issued by the federal government against criminals already identified by federal, military and civilian agencies.

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