Rape and murder sparks riot in Pakistan’s Karachi Police attacked protesters with batons
At least one man was killed and several injured in Pakistan’s biggest city Karachi on Tuesday (17) when a riot broke out in protest at the rape and murder of a six-year-old girl. Crowds took to the streets after the body of the victim was discovered late Monday, blocking a main road in the western suburb of Orangi Town in western Karachi where they hurled stones at riot police. “One man has died because of a gunshot,” said Aamir Farooqi, the police chief in the district. “We are investigating whose bullet caused that death.” A second police official confirmed the…
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