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  • Fruit vendor dies during anti-encroachment drive at Karachi's Empress Market

    A protesting fruit vendor died due to alleged torture after an anti-encroachment drive at Karachi's Empress Market on Thursday reportedly turned violent...

    According to SSP South Sarfraz Nawaz Shaikh, the anti-encroachment operation was carried out under the supervision of Assistant Commissioner Saddar Sara Javed, and the District Municipal Corporation (DMC) South team with support provided by the police...

  • Over 1,000 shops in Karachi's Saddar demolished as anti-encroachment drive intensifies

    KARACHI: The ongoing anti-encroachment operation in Saddar entered its crucial phase on Sunday as authorities demolished more than 1,000 shops in four markets in the surroundings of the iconic Empress Market in an attempt to restore the British-era structure to its original shape...

    The joint operation by the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation and other civic bodies backed by law enforcers was launched on the directives of the Supreme...

  • KMC razes 800 illegally-built shops during third week of anti-encroachment drive in Karachi

    The Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) officials on Monday said as many as 800 shops in the famous city markets were demolished during the third week of the ongoing anti-encroachment drive in the metropolis, on the directives of Supreme Court of Pakistan...

    “Nearly 350 illegally-built shops in Aram Bagh furniture market and 450 shops near the Light House area were razed by the anti-encroachment staff with the help of heavy...

  • 4 injured in attack on anti-encroachment team in Karachi: KDA

    A team of Karachi Development Authority's (KDA) anti-encroachment cell was shot at and pelted with stones, allegedly by land grabbers, in Korangi area on Tuesday, according to the authority's spokesperson...

    The KDA, the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation and other civic bodies, backed by law enforcers, are currently carrying out anti-encroachment operations throughout the metropolis on the orders of the Supreme Court...

  • Centre to file review petition in SC against Karachi anti-encroachment operation

    KARACHI: Amid criticism from the business community coupled with serious concerns raised lately by political parties — both in government and opposition in the Sindh Assembly — the federal government on Tuesday decided to file a review petition in the Supreme Court against the ongoing anti-encroachment operation in Karachi that has seen thousands of shops and commercial facilities razed within a month, official sources said...

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  • Violent protest breaks out against anti-encroachment drive at Karachi's Ahsanabad area

    Police resorted to tear gas shelling and baton charge as protesters set vehicles on fire and blocked Superhighway (now Motorway) in protest against an anti-encroachment drive in Karachi's Ahsanabad area on Sunday, according to officials and witnesses...

    Examine: What are the consequences of the anti-encroachment drive?“The police conducted tear gas shelling and lathi (baton) charge to prevent the situation from deteriorating further,”...

  • CDA continues its anti-encroachment drive

    Later, the CDA conducted an anti-encroachment operation in Bhara Kahu area, where according to the spokesman, an eight kanal boundary wall of an under-construction plaza was razed...

    Likewise, the CDA’s anti-encroachment wing also conducted an operation at Aabpara Market...

  • Anti-encroachment drive in Swat draws mixed response

    MINGORA/KOHAT: While traders have criticised the ongoing anti-encroachment drive in the Swat district, other people have appreciated the move, saying the action should have been taken long ago as encroachments squeezed space for pedestrians and motorists alike...

    The anti-encroachment operation has been conducted in all the major towns of Swat, including Barikot, Khwazakhela, and Matta markets and some areas in Kabal,” said Baber Ali,...

  • Protest against anti-encroachment drive in Mardan

    MARDAN: Aman Jirga Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Sunday staged a protest camp at the Pakistan Chowk here against the provincial government’s anti-encroachment drive...

    They lamented due to the ongoing anti-encroachment drive across Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, traders and business community had suffered losses of millions of rupees...

  • Anti-encroachment drive sparks violent protest

    KARACHI: Police on Wednesday resorted to baton charge and fired into the air to disperse a group of people protesting against an anti-encroachment drive in Mohammadi Colony, better known as Machhar Colony...

    The protesters set two vehicles of the Anti-Encroachment Cell on fire and injured five AEC personnel, officials and witnesses said...

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