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Fire erupts at Towel factory in New Karachi area

KARACHI: A fire broke out at a Towel Factory near Sana Cinema in New Karachi area of the city in the wee hours of Friday morning. According to rescue officials, the firefighting operation is underway and four fire tenders are taking part in the operation. No loss of life has been reported so far. However, cotton and wool bales worth millions of rupees were burnt to ashes as result of the fire. According to factory staffs’ account, the fire was already erupted before they arrived at the three-storey building in…

Factory fire collapses building at New Karachi industrial area

KARACHI: A fire broke out at a plastic factory at early hours of Friday morning, collapsing the building in New Karachi Industrial Area, ARY News reported. Nine fire brigade vehicles and a snorkel are taking part in firefighting and other rescue operations. The rescue agencies have cordoned off the venue to avoid any untoward incident. The fire brigade officials are yet to determine the intensity of fire and the cause of the blaze. The rescue operations faced hindrances in firefighting following the explosion of…

Large consignment of arms captured from New Karachi house

KARACHI: The law enforcement agencies in a raid in New Karachi captured a large consignment of weapons from a house, ARY News reported on Monday. The law enforcement agencies conducted a raid at house in New Karachi's Sector 11-D and recovered a consignment of arms, police officials said. Seven rifles, one 9mm gun, eight 30 bore guns, a triple two rifle, G-3 gun, a sub-machine gun and large quantity of rounds and magazines recovered from the house. The law enforcement personnel have arrested a policeman, a state…

Rangers arrests MQM London’s ‘target killer’ in Karachi

KARACHI: Pakistan Rangers Sindh on Friday claimed to have arrested an alleged terrorist of the militant wing of the Mutahida Quami Movement - London.  The suspect Attique alias Jinga was arrested by the the paramilitary after a raid at a shoe market in Garden area. He is suspected to be involved in a range of criminal activities including target killings, extortion and arson attacks causing damage to public property. Rangers also recovered a large amount of weapons and ammunition from the market. Three…

Student, policeman killed in firing incidents in Karachi

KARACHI: Two people was killed and three others were injured in three separate incidents of firing across the city, ARY News reported on Friday. The incidents took place in the Gulistan-e-Jauhar, New Karachi and Orangi Town area, and occurred in the space of one hour. The deceased in the Gulistan-e-Jauhar firing incident was identified as Murtaza. Police said that two others named Shahid and Ahsan were injured in the incident. They were friends and students, and were on motorcycle when the incident took place near…

Two workers killed after factory explosion in Karachi

KARACHI: Two labourers were killed and another two injured after the boiler of a private factory exploded in New Karachi, ARY News reported. The incident took place near Shafiq Mor. Fire brigades reached the site and quickly put out the fire. Police officials said the two labourers identified as Salman and Rafiq died in the incident, while Rashid and Manzoor were severely injured and have been shifted to Burns unit at Civil Hospital for medical treatment. Police said that investigations are underway while employees and…