Two cops among nine killed in fresh violence


Some armed men shot the assistant and deputy superintendents of Landhi Jail dead in Gulshan-e-Iqbal area of Karachi on Saturday-Sunday night.
According to details, Landhi Children Prison’s Assistant Superintendent Pir Masood and Landhi Jail’s Deputy Superintendent Abdul Razzaq were attacked as they were traveling in their car by unidentified miscreants on a motor bike near NIPA Chowrangi.
The armed attackers swiftly escaped after killing both the officers on the spot. The police rushed to the attack site but failed to save the victims.
The police seized six empty shells of bullets from the scene and immediately moved both officers’ bodies to a nearby private hospital, where doctors confirmed that both of them had already expired. Later on, both dead bodies were moved to Jinnah Hospital for postmortems and other routine proceedings.
Apart from these fresh killings in the metropolitan, one person’s dead body was found from his house in Mehmoodabad and another youth’s sack-packed body was recovered from Lyari canal.
Deceased youth was kidnapped and killed after torture, said the police. Three more bodies were recovered from New Karachi and Orangi Town areas.
Meanwhile, Rangers apprehended 12 accused including six alleged target killers during search operation in 100-quarters Baldia Town on Sunday.
The paramilitary forces, in the targeted operation, also recovered 28 different kinds of weapons from the custody of accused.