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As killings go down, extrajudicial murders rise

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Karachi: The ongoing operation against criminals in Karachi has brought down the number of target killings, but has increased the cases of extrajudicial killings by law enforcers, according to the latest Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) report. “There is a visible decline in the number of targeted killings since the operation began,” Zohra Yusuf, […]

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2012 deadliest year in Karachi for two decades

KARACHI: Pakistan’s financial hub Karachi saw its deadliest year in two decades in 2012, with around 2,000 people killed in violence linked to ethnic and political tensions, raising fears for elections due this year. Karachi, a business centre with a population of 18 million, is the beating heart of the nuclear-armed country of 180 million. […]

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