Karachi: 77 deaths, 946 robberies reported
KARACHI: Some 77 persons lost their lives last week, of whom 17 were shot dead, 21 were murdered, five of them were burnt to death, seven committed suicide, four were drowned, while 10 bodies were recovered and 13 died in accidents.
At least 946 robberies were committed of which 556 comprised snatching of mobile phones. Also, 87 cars and 89 motorcycles were snatched.
People were robbed of valuables in 214 other incidents of robberies. Three-hundred-and-eighty cases of thefts were reported last week, in which 84 cars, 209 motorcycles were taken away from different parts of the metropolis.
According to police data, 206 miscreants were arrested and 156 articles were recovered.