Lyari mourns gun and bomb attack victims
KARACHI: Lyari mourning the victims of gun and bomb attacks, which claimed 16 lives in Jhatpat Market yesterday, ARY News reports.
At least 16 persons were killed and dozens were injured on Wednesday during clashes between two rival gangs in the violence-hit locality.
The area mourning the victims of violence as shops and other businesses have been closed in Kalakot, Chakiwara, Aath Chowk, Singu Lane, Jhatpat Market and adjacent areas.
Police and Rangers have stepped up patrolling in the area.
Moreover, paramilitary Rangers conducted raids in various areas of Karachi and detaines several suspects. In a targeted operation in Old Golimar Rangers personnel arrested two suspects with arms and drugs.
The Rangers also conducted raids in Haji Murid Goth and Ilyas Goth in Gulbahar police jurisdiction and arrested several suspects.
In Gulistan e Jauhar two robbers tried to rob a man who had drawn cash from an ATM. Policemen in a van tried to arrest the criminals who opened fire at policemen. In counter fire a robber was injured, while his accomplice fled from the scene. The injured robber succumbed to his injuries in hospital.