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Lyari Gang War

‘Most wanted’ Lyari gangster Ghaffar Zikri killed in police encounter

KARACHI: Notorious gangster Ghaffar Zikri was killed along with an accomplice and his 3-year-old son on Thursday morning in Ali Muhammed Muhallah of Lyari during a police shootout, ARY News reported. According to details, the police team carried out a successful operation in Lyari leaving the 'most wanted' gangster Ghaffar Zikri and one of his aides, Chhota Zahid killed. A  three-year old son of the gangster also died in the shootout. During the operation, three police officers were injured, one of them said to be in a…

Four injured in Lyari Gang War grenade attack

KARACHI: Four people were injured in a Lyari Gang War grenade attack in Chakiwara, Lyari, here on Saturday. The culprits riding a motorbike hurled grenade and managed to flee from the scene, said police. Rescue workers reached the site and shifted the injured to Civil Hospital Karachi.

Alleged gangster killed, four others arrested in Lyari

KARACHI: A gangster killed in an encounter with police while four others were arrested in two separate raids on Tuesday night in city’s old area of Lyari, ARY News reported. Acting on a tip-off, police raided a house at Dubai Chowk. Sensing arriving of police personnel, the miscreants inside the house opened fire at them and in retaliatory police fire a gangster killed while three others managed to flee from the spot. The slain suspect was said to be affiliated with Baba Ladla group. Police seized weapon and a hand…

Two gangsters killed in Lyari police encounter

KARACHI: Two gang war operatives were killed in an encounter with police in Kalakot area of Lyari, ARY News reported on Thursday. According to police officials, the slain accused have been identified as Amin Baloch alias Danny and Adnan Baloch alias Langra. The two slain gangsters were members of Baba Ladla gang. According to police, the slain criminals were involved in targeted killings and other heinous crimes in the area. Police personnel in a search operation in Neelum Colony and Shah Rasool Colony in Clifton…

Karachi: Dozens of suspects arrested in police raids

KARACHI: Dozens of suspects including a gang-war commander arrested during raids in various parts of the city in the wee hours of Friday, ARY News reported. Thirty suspected miscreants were taken into custody by police during raids in Gulberg, Samanabad, and Khamiso Goth. According to police sources, heavy contingent of police conducted raids in these areas after receiving a tip-off about presence of some miscreants. In another raid by Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) in Soldier Bazar area, a municipal inspector,…