One killed, 3 injured in Karachi religious groups clash, 10 culprits held


KARACHI: At least one person was killed and three others injured when two religious groups clashed over possession of mosque in the metropolis on Sunday. The police arrested ten culprits involved in the firing.

According to details, around 150-200 men from Sunni Tehreek and Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) attacked the men from Deobandi group who were inside the mosque in Mehmoodabad area of Karachi.

One person was killed and three others sustained bullet wounds in an exchange of fire. The body and injured were shifted to hospital for medico-legal formalities.

A heavy contingent of police reached the scene and arrested 10 people involved in the clash.

The police and Rangers were deployed in the area to maintain the security situation and avoid further untoward occurrence.

The said mosque was handed over to a Deobandi group under court orders.



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