Police register case against unidentified assailants

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The police on Tuesday registered the case against unidentified assailants in Mawach Goth mini-truck cracker attack that claimed 13 lives late last week as the country marked its 75th independence day.

The complainant to lodge the case is the head of the family Mairaj Muhammad Khan who said his family returned after they attended their daughter’s wedding event.

Sections of terrorism act, explosive acts and other charges have been included in the case, the police of Madina Colony station said.

Protestors have staged sit-ins today in Baldia Town claiming the terrorism claimed lives of 13 innocent people and demanded the government bring the culprits to the law and serve justice.Pakistan Enmity suspected as 13 killed in Karachi mini-truck cracker attack

It was reported that the death toll jumped to 13 in the grim cracker attack on a mini truck that was driving over 20 people on their way back from a wedding ceremony near Mawach Goth as police suspected personal enmity.

In-charge Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) confirmed the victim family, which originally belongs to Swat and lived in the Landhi area of Karachi, was returning from a wedding event when possibly a motorcyclist(s) tossed a cracker on them out of personal enmity probably. It could have been a terrorist attack just as well, a CTD official had suspected.

 

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