|2 cops among 7 killed in Karachi|
05 September 2012
Karachi: At least seven people have been killed in separate incidents in Pakistan largest metropolitan city of Karachi.
According to The News Tribe correspondent, two policemen were shot dead by unknown gunmen in North Karachi area Wednesday morning.
Both the officials who were on duty at a check post in Khawaja Ajmer Nagri area when the assailant opened fire on them.
In another incident, two people were also gunned down in Baldia Town area of the city. Police said that the dead include Father and son.
Police and rescue teams have also recovered three dead bodies from three different area.
Police said that they had recovered one dead body from jurisdiction of Napier Police Station. The dead has been identified as Zakria Hussain.
Two dead bodies were also recovered from Lyari and Defence area.
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The power supply to affected parts of Sindh and Balochistan have also resumed following the removal of technical faults.
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25 May 2013
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