KARACHI: Police carried out operations in different parts of Malir area in Karachi and arrested 11 accused involved in the May 12th massacre last night.

According to SSP Malir, Rao Anwar, said those arrested include Mahmood Khan, Arshad Baig, Zulfiqar Ali, Muhammad Abbas, Zafar Ali, Nazam Akhtar, Zakir, Abdullah Islam, Sohail Rana, Muhammad Nasir and Farhat Ullah.

Police sources said that two of the accused are employees of the fire brigade department. Sources further said that the arrested were wanted by police in several cases registered at the Airport Police Station.

Meanwhile SSP Malir Rao Anwar, said Malir district police have decided to arrest three Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leaders namely Kanwar Naveed Jamil, Qamar Mansoor and Shahid Pasha who are wanted in more than 20 cases.

The three were detained by security personnel two days ago while the Malir district police will take them into custody today, having obtaining their arrest warrant.