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Cotton factory reduces to ashes at the New Karachi Industrial area

Karachi (Monitoring Desk): A cotton factory was reduce to ashes at the New Karachi Industrial area.

According to details, fire brigade personnel successfully managed to douse the flames.

The cause of the fire is not known yet.

After receiving information, three fire brigade vehicles rushed to the spot and began to bring the fire under control.

Police constable martyrs in Karachi firing

Karachi (Monitoring Desk): A police constable was martyred in a targeted attack near North Nazimabad’s Landi Kotal Chowrangi early Saturday.

Police officials said two unidentified men riding a motorcycle, wiht their helmets on, shot dead the constable, identified as Shakir Ahmad.

Shakir was en route to the Gulberg Police Station to begin his shift when he was attacked.

Police officials said Shakir was shot in the head and died on the spot.

Central SSP Rizwan Baloch said two 9mm shells have been recovered from the scene of the crime.

An eye-witness told media the slain constable was in his civvies, except for his police boots.

The incident marks the year’s first targeted attack against police in the city, and follows a deadly year of attacks against policemen in the metropolis, in which over a dozen officials were killed in the line of duty.