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Weapons recovered from Lal Qila Ground in Karachi’s Azizabad

KARACHI  – Foiling miscreants’ another bid to spread unrest in Karachi, the law enforcement personnel have recovered weapons buried in Lal Qila Ground in Azizabad area on Sunday.

Security officials took around two hours to completely clear the site. The weapons have been moved to undisclosed location.

The development comes a day after PPP-led Sindh government extended Sindh Rangers’ special powers in Karachi for another 90 days.

The policing powers of paramilitary Rangers had expired on April 15 after which a summary was forwarded to Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah seeking extension in the special powers of Rangers.

Earlier on 31st March, Sindh Rangers seized large cache of arms and ammunition buried in in the graveyard of Bagh-e-Korangi. The action was launched on the information given by a detained activist of a political party.


The weapons recovered included SMGs, LMGs, 9mm pistols and large number of cartridges.

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