Police arrest 12 in Pehlwan Goth operation
KARACHI: Police arrested 12 people from the Pehlwan Goth area of Gulistan-e-Jauhar as they started an operation in the area on Thursday.
Pehlwan Goth has been gripped with violence for the past three days after three people with political affiliations were killed stirring unrest in the area.
Firing continued in the area today as the clash between two opposing political groups intensified.
No lives were reported lost today but the clash continued, causing police to launch the operation to bring the security situation back to normal.
At least eight people including three activists of the Awami National Party (ANP) and three Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) activists were gunned down in target killings on Wednesday.