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18 killed in separate incidents in Pakistan

February 07, 2013 23:35 IST

Violence continued in Pakistan's biggest city on Thursday with at least 18 people, including a police constable, doctor and two brothers being killed, police said.

The killings started early morning when two brothers were gunned down at a hotel in Mauripur by some bike-borne gunmen, they said.

Later, in the evening some unidentified miscreants bombed a police mobile in Orangi town in which a police constable Fazal Abbas was killed and another injured.

In another gory incident, armed men barged into a clinic in the North Nazimabad area and gunned down Dr Abid while he was busy attending patients.

Target killings were also reported from other parts of the city despite the deployment of additional police and Rangers with a Supreme Court bench, holding hearings in Karachi over the law and order situation, also expressed dissatisfaction over the working of the provincial government and law enforcement agencies to control the situation.

In other killings, police said a man, identified as Amjadur Rehman, was shot dead in the Gulbahar area of Karachi, while he was present in a shop, police said.

In another incident in the same area, some gunmen shot dead 45-year-old Waseem Siddiqui at Liaquat Chowk area while police recovered two bodies in gunny bags from the Garden area of the city.

The deceased were identified as Mola Bux and Bilal.

Meanwhle, body of an unidentified man was also found from Sohrab Goth area, they added.

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