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Now Karachi’s beloved Urdu Bazaar to face the brunt of KMC anti-encroachment drive

KARACHI: The ongoing anti-encroachment drive by Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) is set to move towards the decades old book markets of the country, popularly known as Urdu Bazaar. The KMC administration has served notices on the shopkeepers to vacate their stalls within three days before they are razed by the demolition teams. The deadline ends on Tuesday midnight. A protest was also staged in the main market led by the Urdu Bazaar Market Association and the Booksellers Association, demanding that the shops in…

Four terrorists killed in gunbattle with Rangers in Karachi’s Urdu Bazaar

KARACHI: Four terrorists including a woman were killed in Rangers raid in Urdu Bazaar area of Karachi, ARY News reported. A terrorist was arrested, while four personnel of Rangers were also injured in the shootout with militants in downtown area of the port city. The paramilitary force on indication of a wanted terrorist who was arrested from Karachi's Ittehad Town, about presence of suspects in Urdu Bazaar conducted raid at a building. The militants hiding in the building opened indiscriminate fire at Rangers…

Two arrested as Rangers raid criminal hideout in Karachi’s Urdu Bazaar

KARACHI: Rangers personnel on Monday raided a "criminal hideout" in Karachi's Urdu Bazar in Saddar and arrested two suspected criminals, ARY News reported. According to Rangers spokesman, a Rangers' contingent raided a building in Urdu Bazaar on a tip off that some criminals are using it as a hideout. As the raiding party reached the spot, the criminals threw at least two hand grenades upon them, injuring two of the paramilitary force's men. A passerby was also injured in the grenade attack. It is pertinent to note…