S. Shahnawaz Ali

25-year-old killed in Karachi after a power line falls on his motorcycle

The man tried to move the fallen wire with his bare hands

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Three killed in traffic accident in Karachi’s Manghopir

An accident took place between a truck and motorcycle

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No traces of alcohol found in Sharjeel Memon’s blood

The City Court also granted bail to three servants of Sharjeel Memon who were arrested from outside the hospital.

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Karachi gets first anti-street crime squad

A special squad has been tasked with countering the rising incidents of street crime in Karachi. Trained by Pakistan Army personnel, the squad has 100 police commandos who will patrol on motorbikes. The squad will initially operate in the city’s Korangi district. District Korangi is also home to one of the largest industrial zones of…

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Superhighway opened for traffic in Karachi after dialogue between Malir SSP, protesters,

The Superhighway in Karachi has been opened for traffic after the protesters who were blocking the road dispersed peacefully after negotiations with the Malir SSP. A large crowd of people had blocked the Superhighway for two hours to protest against the death of a young man who was killed in the crossfire between the police…

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Why the KPT doesn’t want you to visit China Port anymore

By now, everyone in Karachi has heard of China Port in Clifton but if you haven’t already seen it, you’ve lost your chance. The authorities have banned the public from visiting the place. China Port is a 2.5 kilometre stretch of concrete tetrapods built by the Chinese for the South Asia Pakistan Terminal. A tetrapod is…

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Karachi: Girl killed, 16 injured as Askari park ride falls

A 10-year-old girl was killed and at least 16 others were injured Sunday when a ride collapsed in Karachi’s Askari Amusement Park, SAMAA reported. Hundreds of visitors were present in the newly inaugurated park when the incident occurred. Rescue teams rushed to the scene and pulled the injured from the fallen ride. The injured were…

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New twist in Maqsood murder case

The murder case of Maqsood, who was killed in alleged crossfire between police and suspected robbers in Karachi in January, got a new twist after emergence of CCTV. His family accuses police of committing the murder.

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Karachi: New Chali building fire contained, 3 injured

Three persons were injured before firefighters were able to extinguish flames inside a building at New Chali, on Saturday.  The fire erupted in a chemical warehouse located inside the building at the first floor. Three persons burnt by the fire were taken to the Civil Hospital for treatment. People jumped from the first floor of…

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Orangi child case: Post-mortem confirms rape, torture

The post-mortem of the six-year-old found dead in the bushes Monday night confirmed rape and torture. The body of the minor was recovered last night near the Northern Bypass. The area falls in the jurisdiction of the Manghopir police. The child lived in Orangi Town’s Baloch Goth. She went missing on April 15. The police…

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‘FixIt’ chief vows to move NAB against Karachi mayor

KARACHI: Social activist and ‘Fix It’ founder Alamgir Khan has vowed to approach NAB against Karachi Mayor Waseem Akhtar, Samaa reported Sunday. He affirmed this while speaking to media persons outside Karachi Metropolitan Corporation head office. Earlier, he led a rally of dozens of his supporters from Tibet Center to the mayor’s office. There were…

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Rs0.5m, gold stolen from Karachi house left unattended

Reporting by Shahnawaz Ali Thieves took away gold and Rs0.5 million from a house in Karachi’s Liaquatabad area that was left unattended The Liaquatabad police registered a case. According to the police, the family living in the house had gone somewhere, having locked up the house. The house remained unattended for two days, after which…

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