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Six-member gang arrested in Karachi’s Mehran Town

KARACHI: Police conducted a raid in Mehran Town area of Korangi and arrested a six-member gang involved in looting citizens and other policemen. Police said the gang used to ambush citizens and deprive them of their belonging in interior Sindh

Man travelling with daughter shot during robbery attempt in Karachi

KARACHI: A man was shot in the leg while resisting a robbery attempt on a motorcycle in Korangi’s Allahwala Town in Karachi. Two suspected robbers surrounded a father and his daughter on a motorcycle and shot him in the leg

Revamped Fishermen Chowrangi inuagurated in Karachi’s Korangi area

KARACHI: The Sindh government has inaugurated the Fishermen Chowrangi,  formerly the Old Coastguards roundabout, in Korangi area of Karachi, the second such initiative after the People’s Square. PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari was the chief guest on the occasion of

SHC moved against anti-encroachment operation in Karachi

KARACHI: A petition has been filed in the Sindh High Court (SHC) on Friday against a wide-scale anti-encroachment operation in Karachi. The owners of shops located in Korangi Sector 44-A have filed a petition against demolition notices issued for 312

DMC Korangi contractor commits suicide after NAB summons

KARACHI: A contractor who use to supply petrol and diesel to the District Municipal Corporation (DMC) Korangi has committed suicide. The deceased identified as Tariq Khawaja and was the frontman of Noor Petroleum company. Police said that a case involving

PTI MPA requests PM for new bridge on Korangi Crossing

KARACHI Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) MPA in Sindh Assembly Raza Azhar had written a letter to Prime Minister Imran Khan to construct a flyover on Korangi Crossing under then Karachi Transformation Plan. While thanking the prime minister over the Karachi Package,

7-storey building illegally constructed in Korangi Industrial Area

KARACHI: A builder has constructed a seven-story building in Korangi Industrial Area before the map layout has even been approved. The layout for the building on Plot No. 38/39 located in Sector 27 in Korangi Industrial Area is still under

SBCA played ‘very negative’ role in Karachi: Ali Zaidi

KARACHI: Federal Minister for Maritime Affairs Ali Zaidi has expressed his sympathies with the residents of the building that collapsed in Korangi. At least five people were dead and a dozen other were wounded when a four-storey building collapsed in

At least two dead as four-storey building collapses in Karachi’s Korangi

KARACHI: At least two died and several others injured after a four-storey residential building collapsed in Karachi’s Korangi area today (Thursday). According to details, medical treatment is being provided to those pulled out from the rubble. Women and children are

Karachi’s Korangi Causeway road closed for traffic

KARACHI: The Korangi Causeway Road was closed for vehicular traffic on Saturday morning after flooding in Malir River. Traffic police closed both tracks for traffic to avoid any untoward incident due to the water flow. The traffic is being diverted

Policeman injured after firing incident in Karachi

KARACHI: A police constable was injured after unidentified men on a motorcycle opened fire early on Saturday in Korangi area. According to Superintendent Police Korangi Faisal Abdullah, Constable Asghar was going to resume his duty when unidentified men on a

Policeman allows bus operation from Korangi amid lockdown

KARACHI: A police officer alleged pocketed large amounts of money to allow the resumption of public transportation from Korangi industrial area amid lockdown restrictions, it has been revealed. Earlier it had been reported that several public inter-city buses were being

Fire erupts in Karachi’s Korangi factory, one man burnt to death

KARACHI: An unidentified man was burnt to death in a fire that engulfed in a factory near Korangi’s Chamra Chowrangi today (Friday). According to details, the identity of the man is yet to be ascertained. Rescue officials said that fire