The death toll from spate of violence in Karachi has risen to 46 while at least 123 wounded in the fresh violence incidents. The mob torched dozens of vehicles, petrol pumps and shops as situation remained tense and normal life stand still in the metropolis. Several petrol pumps were set on fire and the roads wore a deserted look. Aerial firing was also reported across the city. On the other hand, a complete strike is being observed in several cities of interior Sindh over killing of MQM MPA Raza Haider. All educational institutions in Karachi remained closed today and examinations have been postponed after violent incidents broke out after killing of MPA Raza Haider on Monday evening. On the directives of Interior Minister Rehman Malik, security has beefed up and additional contingents of police and Rangers patrolling in different areas. In Liaquatabad, unknown persons set ablaze Geo News staff van. Several vehicles also set on fire in many cities of interior Sindh.
By: The News