KARACHI: The powerful extortion mafia continued to haunt the city traders. In a fresh incident, a hand grenade was thrown into house of a local trader, which fortunately did not explode, SAMAA reports.
Some unknown miscreants threw a hand grenade in a trader’s resident in Khayaba-e-Mukahid of Darakhshan area this morning. However, the bomb disposal squad said, the grenade did not explode and the home residents escaped a terrorism bid.
The trader claimed that he had been threatened by a criminal gang for money extortion.
Meanwhile, a political worker was gunned down in Qasba Colony at Orangi Town, while a dead body was found from a garbage dump in Pan Mani, Old City Area this evening. -- SAMAA