Karachi: 200 killed in 60 days
KARACHI: As reported by The Nation on Wednesday, organised violent turmoil on sectarian and political grounds has claimed scores of lives so far, while killers are still at large. According to the reports, the ongoing target killing, either for political or sectarian grounds, have claimed several innocent lives. As many as 200 people have been killed in last couple of months during violence between the rival organisations or groups but mostly victims of the said violence are not affiliated with any political or religious outfit. People including passersby, commuters and other innocents had been victimized not by the gunshot alone but some of them were stabbed and tortured and even burnt alive in the car during sectarian violence. Orangi Town is the worst affected town of the city where some 25 people have been killed and over 100 wounded and most of them passersby and bystanders targeted during last couple of months. Miscreants intercepted and killed people after confirming the ethnical background of the victim. Similarly, sectarian killing claims some six lives of the doctors just because of the school of thought of the person. It is pertinent to mention here that such an organised warfare provoking and fueling different groups and organizations, creating chaos in the city remained unchecked by the authorities and series of violence episodes continually is driving the city toward the bloodshed.