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Mob beats up two suspected robbers in Karachi’s Orangi Town

They have been shifted to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital

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October 14, 2019

 
 

Policeman gunned down in Karachi’s Orangi Town

He was on his way to the police station for his shift

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March 4, 2019

 

First Congo virus case of 2019 reported in Karachi

A 35-year-old resident of Orangi Town has contracted the disease

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February 11, 2019

 

Karachi policeman suspended for misbehaving with a labourer who couldn’t pay for his traffic challan

The officer can be seen kicking and pushing the man off of him and riding away on his motorcycle

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February 1, 2019

 

Robbers empty out two mobile shops in Karachi’s Orangi Town

This is the second robbery in the area in the last three days

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January 19, 2019

 

Policeman arrested for killing three people in Karachi’s Orangi Town

The suspect killed the brothers because they witnessed the killing

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January 19, 2019

 

FIR registered after six children injured in school van fire in Karachi’s Orangi Town

The driver of the van has been accused of negligence

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January 6, 2019

 

Nine-year-old boy raped, strangled to death in Karachi’s Manghopir

His body was found in an empty plot in Manghopir area

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December 10, 2018

 

Orangi Town: Life in the midst of old mess, hollow slogans

Karachi’s Orangi Town locality is entering the fresh elections with same old civic problems. Since they voted in 2013 election, there is no let-up in their sufferings. Deprived of even the basic necessities, Orangi Town residents bemoan the negligence of elected representatives.

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June 27, 2018

 

We can’t pray as there is no water, say Orangi residents

Residents of Orangi Town say they can’t pray in Ramazan as there is no water to wash oneself. “I collect water from the filter plants for making my sehri,” said one woman. “Sometimes I get it, sometimes not even a drop.” Orangi residents pay up to Rs3,000 for water tanker service. Women say they have…

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June 4, 2018

 

Water riots break out in Karachi’s Orangi Town

Police in Karachi’s Orangi Town baton-charged people protesting an acute water shortage. Protestors blocked a main road in Orangi Town No. 15 and suspended traffic for a couple of hours. The people were protesting against the ‘tanker mafia’, complaining that the government was selling their share of water to tanker owners. Police baton charged the…

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June 1, 2018

 

Karachi water tanker rate hits Rs6,000 after Hub ban

KARACHI: A ban on filling tankers from Lasbela Canal has dried up supply to Karachi’s Mawach Goth, Baldia, Naval Colony, Ittehad Town, Orangi Town, Gadap. “A water tanker which normally costs Rs2000 wasn’t available even at a whopping price of Rs6000,” shouted PSP MPA Saifuddin Khalid in the Sindh Assembly. He decided to protest by…

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April 23, 2018

 

We will take action against Orangi protesters: Sindh home minister

KARACHI: Sindh Home Minister Suhail Anwar Khan Siyal said the government will take action against the protesters in Orangi Town. At least 15 people were arrested when a protest against the rape and murder of a six-year-old child in Orangi Town turned violent Tuesday. “They should not have protested as a case had been registered,” said the…

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April 18, 2018

 

Two accused involved in murder and rape of Orangi child remanded in police custody till April 25

KARACHI: Two accused named in the killing and rape of seven-year-old child in Orangi Town have been sent into police custody on physical remand till April 25. The body of the minor, Rabia, was recovered last night near the Northern Bypass. The area falls in the jurisdiction of the Manghopir police. The child lived in…

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April 18, 2018

 

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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April 17, 2018

 

Arrange water in Karachi at government expense: commission

KARACHI: Water Commission ordered authorities to arrange water through tankers at government’s expense in areas of Karachi where there is no supply of line water. Justice (retd) Amir Hani Muslim, who is heading one-member water commission, byhimself inspected the operation of supply of water through tankers in three areas of district West of the city….

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April 17, 2018

 

Man dies in Orangi as truck hits his motorcycle

PHOTO: FILE Reporting by Shahbaz Khan A man died in Orangi Town as a truck hit his motorcycle on Sunday Angry bystanders set the truck on fire after the incident.

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March 18, 2018

 

Bori-band solution for Orangi’s bad dogs?

Reporting By: Ali Hasnain KARACHI: The bori-band laash has inspired the people of Orangi Town to tackle a menace of the four-legged variety. Some of them got together to put more than a dozen street dogs in sacks to cart over to the town office in a rickshaw. The animals were alive. Animal rights activists…

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March 15, 2018

 

Man kills another as dispute over pigeon gets out of hand

KARACHI: A dispute over a pigeon got out of hand as one man killed a youngster in the city’s Orangi Town area on Monday.  Residents of the area disclosed how the brawl ensued. The victim, Shiraz, exchanged heated words with suspect Mukhtar after the former’s pigeon flew over to the latter’s cage. Eyewitnesses claimed that…

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March 5, 2018

 

Karachi Biennale: art out of the ordinary

By Minerwa Tahir KARACHI: Karachi is witnessing a time when a poll undertaken by the Thomson Reuters Foundation concluded that it was the second-most dangerous city for women across the globe. Until a few days back, knife attacks were rampant here. Garbage and sewerage issues mar the city while banned religious outfits openly operate in…

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October 31, 2017

 
 
 
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