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Karachi supermarket fire put out after seven-hour struggle

The fire which broke out at a supermarket on Karachi’s Sharah-e-Faisal area was extinguished after a seven-hour struggle

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Internet suspended for hours as KMC cuts cables, wires at Shahrah-e-Faisal

KARACHI: Internet services remained suspended at II Chundrigar Road as KMC acted on the apex court’s orders of removing wires, cables and other installations from Shahrah-e-Faisal.  KMC officials cut cables, wires and other installations at Shahrah-e-Faisal which impacted internet services at offices located on II Chundrigar Road. Internet services were suspended owing to lack of…

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Shahrah-e-Faisal firing incident: Police finally nab Adnan Pasha

KARACHI: Police finally arrested Adnan Pasha on Monday–the youngster who had resorted to aerial firing at Karachi’s busy Shahrah-e-Faisal road a couple of days ago.  Adnan Pasha was taken into custody by Karachi police from District East. He was arrested after a case was registered against him by Zeeshan Saeed. Adnan Pasha’s video went viral…

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Facebook gun-wielding man still at large

KARACHI: Adnan Pasha – the youngster who carried out aerial firing and posted a video of himself challenging police officers – has still not been apprehended by the law enforcement agencies. On the other hand, Karachi Police carried out raids and arrested three people including two of Pasha’s accomplishes. It is pertinent to mention that…

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Sindh home minister accepts challenge of Facebook gun-weilding man

KARACHI: Sindh Home Minister Sohail Anwar Siyal Saturday took notice of a Facebook video that shows a young man involved in aerial firing in Karachi, saying the law accepts his challenge. The video has gone viral on social media since Friday night. Boy, Adnan Pasha, is seen brandishing a pistol on an empty road. He…

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Slain Maqsood’s sister makes impassioned appeal to Bilawal for justice

KARACHI: Benazir, the younger sister of Maqsood, who was shot to death in Karachi allegedly by police officials, made an impassioned appeal to Bilawal Bhutto Zardari for justice on Thursday.  Charged with emotion and with tears rolling down her cheeks, Benazir appealed to PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari for justice for the alleged murder of…

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Karachi: Blast hits cosmetics factory at Shahrah-e-Faisal

KARACHI: Chemicals used for cosmetic goods, stored at a godown in Nursery, a commercial area off Pakistan Employees Cooperative Housing Society (PECHS), block 6, caught fire Wednesday, killing one Salman Sarwar and causing injuries to a few others. According to area police, the deceased was employed at the godown as a guard whereas injured included his colleagues…

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Rescue operation underway as building in Karachi catches fire

KARACHI: A building located at Karachi’s Shahrah-e-Faisal main road caught fire on Wednesday as firefighters and police were busy in its evacuation. According to details, a building named Anum Estate located at the city’s main artery, Shahrah-e-Faisal, caught fire in the evening. The flames engulfed the sixth and seventh floor of the building. One fire…

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JI sets for another anti-KE showdown at Shahrah-e-Faisal

KARACHI: A major traffic jam is expected in Karachi on Wednesday as Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) will protest against K-Electric over loadshedding, Samaa reported. The demonstration against power distribution company will take place at Shahrah-e-Faisal at 05.00 pm. The citizens have been advised to take alternative routes for reaching their destinations.

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Video of Police firing teargas on PSP rally

The law and order situation of Karachi became tense as Police and activists of Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP) at Shahrah-e-Faisal area of the provincial capital.

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JI to stage sit-in against K-Electric at Shahrah-e-Faisal today

KARACHI: Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) Karachi is staging a protest sit-in today (Friday) at Shahrah-e-Faisal against K-Electric. According to our correspondent, the protest will be held at 5:00 pm near Nursery. It will also be joined by some other religious factions. Resultantly, the Shahra-e-Faisal is likely to get blocked which may cause severe traffic jam on its…

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Sub-Inspector shot dead in Gulistan-e-Johar

KARACHI: A Police Sub-Inspector was killed and two other persons sustained injuries in a firing incident in Gulistan-e-Johar area of the city on Wednesday night, the police said.

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PTI launches protest in Karachi

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) workers held a protest demonstration at Shahrah-e-Faisal in Karachi after Islamabad police arrested their fellow activists from the party’s convention. Watch this video.

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Heavy traffic to move on Shahrah-e-Faisal between 11 pm and 6 am

Sindh traffic police will be regulating the timing, during which heavy traffic will be allowed on Karachi’s main artery Shahrah-e-Faisal. Public has mixed views on the decision; some predict the regulation will fruitfully untangle traffic gridlock on one of the busiest roads in Karachi, while those who disagree with it say the new ruling would affect…

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PTI leader Faisal Vawda arrested in Karachi: police

KARACHI: Police team led by SSP Malir Rao Anwar Wednesday detained Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Faisal Vawda for taking out an ‘unlawful’ rally on Shahrah-e-Faisal in Karachi. The police resorted to baton-charge to disperse the participants of the rally, which caused heavy traffic jam on Karachi’s main artery. According to our correspondent, the PTI leader has…

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Multiple rallies jam Karachi traffic

KARACHI: Heavy traffic Wednesday choked Karachi’s main arteries due to multiple rallies in the city. According to footage available to Samaa, gridlocks were witnessed on Shahrah-e-Faisal and M A Jinnah Road due to rallies being staged by Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP) and a civil society group. SSP Traffic Qamar Rizvi has appealed to the people…

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