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2 cops, 4 others killed in Karachi violence, firing

July 29, 2013 - Updated 80 PKT
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KARACHI: Six persons including two policemen lost their lives in the on-going violence and firing incidents across the metropolis, Geo News reported Monday.


According to police, a cop was gunned down in Gurumandir area of Karachi when unknown gunmen opened fire. The deceased was the resident of Patel Para and was deployed in Ferozabad police station. He was on his way to work when he was targeted and killed by the armed culprits.


Firing incidents also took place in Landhi and Muzaffarabad Colony where another policeman lost his life.


Two bodies in gunny bags were also found from a garbage can in Baldia Town no.2 area who were kidnapped and shot to death later.


The bodies were shifted to the Civil Hospital for medico-legal formalities and identification.


Rescue sources informed that unknown armed attackers killed a man on Abul Hassan Isfahani Road while another was killed in Maripur area.


It is pertinent to mention here that Rangers conducted a search operation in Patel Para area late on Sunday night that continued till Monday morning after getting a tip off regarding the presence of criminals in the area.


During the operation, Rangers personnel arrested nine suspects including two target killers who were identified as Tariq aka Don and Asim Mirza. Heavy arms and ammunition were also recovered from their possession.


Total 300 security men took part in the elaborated search operation.


After the search concluded, agitated persons attacked the media men who were present in the area for coverage.

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