Karachi: 73 killed last week
KARACHI: Some 73 persons lost their lives last week. Seven were shot dead, 20 were murdered, three committed suicide, three were burnt to death, while 18 bodies were recovered and 22 died in accidents.
At least 1,223 robberies were committed, in which 543 mobile phones, 91 cars and 146 motorcycles were snatched. People were robbed of valuables, including 22 millions of rupees, in 443 other incidents. Over 411 cases of thefts were reported last week, in which 135 cars and 209 motorcycles were taken away.
According to the police data, 153 miscreants were arrested and 318 articles were recovered. All the robberies, thefts and vehicle snatching cases were confirmed by the police.
PREVIOUS WEEK: Some 63 persons lost their lives previous week, eight were killed in blast including six suicide bomber and two cops, seven were shot dead, 17 were murdered, two of them were burnt to death, while 11 bodies recovered and 18 were killed in accidents.
At least 1508 robberies were committed of which 665 mobile phones were snatched or stolen, 118 cars and 141 motorcycles were snatched. People were robbed of valuables 584 other incidents of robberies in all. 455 cases of thefts were reported previous week, in which 156 cars, 213 motorcycles were taken away from the different parts of the metropolis.
According to the police data 84 miscreants were arrested and 194 articles were recovered.
All the robberies, thefts, vehicle snatching and stolen and mobile phone snatched and stolen received by the police sources.