Karachi: 82 killed in city last week
Karachi: Some 82 persons lost their lives last week, of whom 48 were shot dead, 11 were murdered, two of them were burnt to death, one committed suicide, two drowned, nine bodies were recovered, and nine were killed in accidents.
At least 2326 robberies were committed of which 1461 pertained to snatching or stealing of mobile phones, apart from snatching of 120 cars and 179 motorcycles. People were robbed of valuables in 566 other incidents of robberies in all. Three-hundred-and-seventy-two cases of thefts were reported last week, in which 108 cars, 214 motorcycles were taken away from the different parts of the metropolis.
According to the police data, 484 miscreants were arrested and 548 articles were recovered. previous week: Some 183 persons lost their lives last week, of whom one was killed in a blast, 135 were shot dead, 13 were murdered, four of them were burnt to death, two committed suicide, six drowned, while 14 bodies were recovered and eight died accidents.
At least 2,143 robberies were committed, 1,438 of which involved mobile snatching or stealing, 116 cars and 168 motorcycles were snatched. People were robbed of valuables in 421 other incidents of robberies in all. Three-hundred-and-forty-three cases of thefts were reported last week, in which 106 cars, 196 motorcycles were taken away from different parts of the metropolis.
According to the police data, 274 miscreants were arrested and 425 articles were recovered.