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Three murder suspects arrested from Karachi’s Azizabad

KARACHI: Special Investigation Unit Police on Tuesday conducted a raid in Azizabad area and arrested three murder suspects, ARY News reported.  SIU acted on a tip-off and conducted a raid in Bangoria Goth in Azizabad and arrested three suspects involved in murder and several cases of dacoity. They also recovered weapons and stolen money from their possessions. Three suspects were arrested while three others managed to flee from the scene. SSP Tariq Dharejo said the suspects were involved in murder, attempt to murder…

Karachi: Three sustain injuries in Azizabad factory fire

KARACHI: Three people sustained injuries in an attempt to escape a fire that broke out in a cardboard factory at Bhangoria Goth in Azizabad area here on Thursday. Six fire tenders doused the raging blaze after seven hours of firefighting. The cause of fire could not be ascertained but it engulfed the entire building within minutes. The cardboard in the factory, a highly inflammable material, reportedly caught fire adding severity to the blaze. Narrow alleys of the area hinder the firefighting operation resulting in…

Man killed in fire exchange with police in Azizabad

KARACHI: A man was shot dead on Friday in fire exchange with police in Azizabad area of Karachi, ARY News reported.  ARY News Correspondent Salman Lodhi said the man was continuously firing in a house over property dispute. On arrival of police at the site, the man opened fire on them and injured a Station House Officer of police. The police called more personnel and Rangers to tackle the situation. Police had to fire teargas shells in the house to stop the firing. After police entered into the house, the assailant…

Rangers recover large quantity of arms from Azizabad house

KARACHI: Paramilitary Rangers recovered a large haul of arms and munitions in a raid in Azizabad, ARY News reported on Friday. Rangers personnel conducted a raid at a house near Khursheed Memorial Hall in Azizabad and captured large consignment of weapons, officials said. Paramilitary personnel raided the house number 512, owned by a man Mohammad Amir and recovered arms, which were kept hidden in the wall of the store room of the house. The arms included 20 sub-machine guns, two light machine guns, a G-3 rifle and…

Rangers recover weapons near MQM headquarters in Karachi

KARACHI: Pakistan Rangers Sindh on Thursday raided a house in Azizabad area and recovered a large amount of weapons and ammunition, ARY News reported.  The paramilitary raided house no. 512 owned by one named Muhammad Amir near the Khurshid Memorial Hall in Azizabad, the now sealed headquarters of the Muttahida Quami Movement. The weapons were recovered from a concealed wall inside store room. It includes twenty sub-machine guns, two light machine guns, one G3 rifle, and ten thousand rounds of ammunition. Peace…

Rangers arrest five workers of MQM-London in Karachi

KARACHI: Pakistan Rangers Sindh on Friday arrested at least five workers of the Mutahida Quami Movement (MQM) London from the Liaquat Ali Khan roundabout in Azizabad. Workers of the MQM-London attempted to visited the 'Yadgar-e-Shuhada' (Martyrs Monument) located in Jinnah Ground when they were barred by the Rangers due to security reasons. The paramilitary also said that no activities can take place at the sealed Nine-Zero headquarters of the MQM. The infuriated MQM-London workers protested over the decision at…

ATC approves plea to close Azizabad ammunitions recovery case

KARACHI: An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) of Karachi on Tuesday approved a plea to close the case of recovery of arms and ammunition from Azizabad area of Karachi, ARY News reported. Investigation Officer (IO) of police had pleaded to make the case A class, which means that it will be closed for now and could reopen after a criminal confesses his involvement into it. The case has been shut without arresting a single person, despite Karachi police chief's tall claims in this regard. The weapons recovered from an…

LEAs capture nine large caches of arms since Sept in Karachi

KARACHI: It seems people of Karachi sitting on powder keg as nine large caches of weapons have been captured from various parts of the metropolis since last September, ARY News reported. The law enforcement agencies have recovered the arms pile ups from a water tank, houses, shops, garbage bins, graveyards and main holes of Karachi since September 9. A raid was conducted at a house in Block-8 of Azizabad near Nine Zero headquarter of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) on Octorber 5 and a huge cache of arms and ammunitions…

Rangers recover 190 bullet-proof jackets from Karachi

KARACHI: Pakistan Rangers Sindh on Thursday raided a house in Federal B. Area and and recovered 190 bullet proof jackets, ARY news reported. The paramilitary conducted the raid after receiving a tip-off from under arrest individuals. The jackets were stashed in a room concealed behind a wall. A statement by the Rangers said that the jackets belonged to the militant wing of the Mutahida Quami Movement, and were reportedly used for terrorism activities. It may be recalled that law enforcement agencies had on October 5…

Karachi: Rangers arrest two in Azizabad operation

KARACHI: Rangers arrested two suspected persons in a search operation in Karachi's Azizabad area, ARY News reported on Saturday. According to sources, the para-military troops carried out a targeted operation midnight in Azizabad No-2 in which two suspects were taken into custody. The arrested men were shifted to unknown location for questioning. It should be noted that scores of criminals and suspects have been arrested in Rangers-led targeted operation initiated in Karachi in September 2013. The government had decided…