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Karachi aflame as five more killed in continued orgy of violence.

Byline: ANI

Karachi, Apr.30 (ANI): Five more persons were reportedly killed in the continuous spate of violence on Thursday here, taking the death toll to 24 besides 30 others injured.

According to the reports filtering-in, the violence which erupted on Wednesday took a more violent turn today as several hotels, restaurants and vehicles were torched in different parts of the city.

The process of unending firing had erupted in North Karachi where two activists of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) were found shot dead.

The police and rangers personnel, who reached the scene to calm down the situation, also caught up in the firing in which a Sub-inspector Moinur Rehman, Head Constable Sajjad and six others were also injured.

In another incident, unknown persons set 10 vehicles ablaze while a 40-year-old Juma Khan was killed.

In Sarjani Town and Shah Faisal Colony, unidentified gunmen shot dead two more persons, yet to be identified.

Security forces have arrested 21 persons in search operation till now launched in Khawaja Ajmir Nagri. (ANI)

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