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Pakistan: Rangers men among 8 killed in Karachi violence


KARACHI, (The News): In the unabated violence across the metropolis, eight persons including two Rangers men have been targeted and killed since early Thursday morning, Geo News reported.

According to sources, two bodies bearing torture marks were found from Mewa Shah Colony area of Pak Colony. The victims were identified as Rangers personnel, Munir Baloch and Aijaz Ahmed, who were abducted from Lyari on Wednesday. Both the personnel belonged to Field Security Wing and were on intelligence duty. They were subjected to torture before being shot dead, sources added.

Meanwhile, unknown gunmen ambushed a passenger bus in Gulshan-e-Ghazi area of Baldia Town that killed a man who was identified as Javed. The victim was a factory worker and police said that the incident seemed to be a result of enmity. His body was shifted to Civil Hospital for medico-legal formalities.

Two persons lost their lives when unidentified assailants opened firing in Pak Colony and Gulistan-e-Jauhar.

The man killed in Bhitaiabad area of Gulistan-e-Jauhar was identified as Mehram Chand who was a policeman.

Earlier, two strangled bodies were found from Khairabad area near Manghopir Northern by-pass with their names, Babu Iftikhar and Maqbool, written on a slip. Sources told that the deceased had been kidnapped from District Panjgor of Balochistan province and belonged to Kakaan area. Their names were part of missing persons’ list, sources informed.

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