Karachi: Protest against death of ASWJ man turns violent
KARACHI: Residents of Patel Para took to the streets against killing of an Ahl-e-Sunnat Wal Jamaat (ASWJ) worker in an alleged encounter whereas robbers looted more than 15 shops in Jama Cloth Market here in Karachi on Wednesday, ARY News reports.
Angry residents of Patel Para area came out on the streets to protest against an alleged encounter against a member of ASWJ Syed Farman Shah and started rioting against the shootout. Police started aerial firing and also fired tear gas shells to disperse the protesters.
Fifteen shops looted:
On the other hand, robbers looted more than 15 shops in Jama Cloth Market and fled with goods and cash worth of millions. The shopkeepers strongly protested against the robbing and blocked the roads for all kinds of traffic.
One killed, several injured in violent incidents:
A firing incident at Dhobi Ghaat area of Garden claimed the life of one person
Lyari once again turned into a battle ground as several persons, including father and his daughter, were reported injured in firing and hand grenade attacks by unknown persons.
Another person was reported injured by firing in New Karachi area.
Three passengers of a bus were injured during while resisting a robbery attempt at Super Highway.