Deadly attack on buses in Pakistan’s Karachi

8 07 2011

At least 10 passengers were killed and 20 others injured on Wednesday when armed men opened fire on two buses in Pakistan’s port city of Karachi, officials said.

“Unknown armed men intercepted two buses on a road in Banaras Chowk neighbourhood and shot indiscriminately on the passengers, killing at least 10 and wounding 20 others,” a provincial home ministry official told AFP news agency.

The inspector general of police told Al Jazeera that 15 other people were targeted and shot dead in different areas across Karachi – bringing the death toll on Thursday to 25.

The fresh wave of violence in the city began on Tuesday.

Read more: http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2011/07/20117715370250356.html


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