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  • Fire erupts at 14-storey building in Karachi's Clifton area

    A fire erupted on Sunday morning at a building in Karachi's Boat Basin area which engulfed popular eateries located on the ground floor of the building, however, no loss of life was reported...

    The officials of Karachi Metropolitan Corporation informed Dawn that the cause of fire and the volume of losses are yet to be ascertained...

  • Doctor shot dead in Karachi's Kharadar area

    A doctor was shot dead by unidentified assailants in Karachi's Kharadar area early Friday morning, police said...

    Eyewitnesses and area residents told DawnNews Dr Zulfiqar Ali was returning home after closing his private clinic, which is located a street away from his residence in Khadda Market, when he was attacked by two men...

  • 4 policemen gunned down in Karachi's SITE area during iftar

    Four policemen were gunned down in Karachi's SITE area on Friday in what appeared to be an incident of target killing, officials told Dawn...

    However, Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) official Raja Umer Khattab told Dawn that a new militant organisation called the Jamaat-ul-Ansar Al-Sharia Pakistan had claimed responsibility for the attack on the policemen in pamphlets dropped at the site of the shooting...

  • Citizen and traffic wardens come to blows in Karachi's PIDC area

    KARACHI: A fist-fight broke out on Monday between an enraged citizen and traffic police personnel as a row over motorcycle parking escalated near the PIDC traffic section at the intersection of Dr Ziauddin Ahmed Road and Club Road...

    PIDC area faces parking problems due to lack of parking space and traffic congestion...

  • Experts worry about growing polio incidence in Pakhtun area of Karachi

    PESHAWAR: Health experts have feared the surfacing of back-to-back polio cases from Pakhtun-populated slum areas in Karachi during the last one month may jeopardise the progress made by Khyber Pakhtunkhwa towards the eradication of the crippling disease in 2015...

    According to experts, Karachi has recorded 10 polio cases this year, seven of them Pakhtuns, who visit Khyber Pakhtunkhwa frequently...

  • Body of girl recovered from Karachi's Seaview area

    KARACHI: A 24-year old girl was found shot dead and dumped near Seaview, in the metropolis’ Defence Housing Authority area on Saturday...

    Her parents had lodged a missing person report at Shahra-e-Faisal police station, which was converted into FIR (336/2016) under section 365 of Pakistan Penal Code, said Gulshan SP, Dr Fahad Ahmed...

  • Enraged mob burns 'robber' alive in Karachi's Landhi area

    A suspected robber attempting to loot a milk shop was burnt alive by an enraged mob in Karachi's Landhi neighbourhood on Sunday, police said...

    Landhi police registered a First Information Report under Sections 147 (punishment for rioting), 148 (rioting, armed with deadly weapon), 302 (punishment of qatl-i-amd) and 34 (acts done by several persons in furtherance of common intention) of the Pakistan Penal Code against unknown...

  • 11 year old 'tortured and illegally confined' in Karachi's Defence area rescued

    Karachi police on Thursday rescued an 11-year-old boy working as a domestic servant in a house in Karachi's Defence Housing Authority (DHA) area, officials said...

    Darakhshan police raided a house located on Khayaban-e-Shamsheer in DHA and arrested owner of the house over charges of illegally confining and torturing the 11-year-old boy, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Karachi-South Saqib Ismail Memon told Dawn...

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