KARACHI - Three more gangsters of Lyari gang war, allegedly involved in a recent hand grenade attack, were killed in an encounter with the Rangers here on Friday. The paramilitary force killed three suspected gangsters during an exchange of fire near Brohi Chowk in Kalakot area of Lyari.

Their bodies were shifted to Civil Hospital for autopsies where they were later identified as Gul Nawaz alias Peera, Bilawal alias Mendu and Naeem. Rangers spokesperson said the killed gangsters were affiliated with the Sheraz Comrade group of Uzair Baloch group.

A couple of days ago, a minor girl was killed while over a dozen others were wounded when armed gangsters attacked a medical store in Singu Lane area. Earlier on late Wednesday night, Lyari police had killed three gangsters involved in the grenade attack, however, on Friday the Rangers had also gunned down three other gangsters, involved in the same grenade attack. The Rangers spokesperson said in the wake of grenade attack, search operation and aggressive patrolling was in progress by Rangers and during search of probable hideouts of Lyari gangsters, gangsters opened fire on the Rangers and tried to escape on a motorcycle, adding the gangsters were chased near Brohi Chowk and killed during an exchange of fire. The Rangers also recovered weapons and ammunition from their possession.



As many as 106 accused were arrested in a crackdown against criminals in different areas within the jurisdiction of the South Zone Police here.

The police also recovered one hand grenade, two Kalashnikovs, one repeater gun, eight magazines, three kilogrammes of charas and allegedly looted valuables from the accused, said a police statement Friday. The statement said the target killers, terrorists, robbers, street criminals, wanted and absconders are among the arrested accused.



Shehri Action Committee (SAC) continued hunger strike at a protest camp on Friday for recovery of five-year-old boy Sahil Korejo who went missing in Naudero.

SAC consists of 16 political, cultural, literary, religious and other trade organisations. SAC leaders Ghulam Hyder Narejo, Mushtaq Kumbhar, Sahab Khan Shaikh, Javed Bhutto and others are continuously attending the camp round the clock. They chanted slogans by holding banners.

Shaheen and Muskan Korejo, brother and sister of missing boy, also came to the camp along with other colleagues in school uniform. They took part in the protest. JSQM and Jeay Sindh Tahreek activists observed hunger strike on Thursday and on Friday.

Naundero police station SHO M Mangrio came to the camp and held talks with the agitating citizens. Ghulam Hyder Narejo said the SHO said he was aware of the whole story and would try his best to recover the boy wherever he has been kept.