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Unidentified criminals on Saturday opened fire on a car killing as many as three while injuring two in Tala Shah area in Umerzai Police Station precincts. According to the police, five friends were returning to their homes after attending marriage ceremony when unidentified criminals opened fire on them. Kashif Sakin, Sajid Sakin and Abdul Karim were killed as a result, while Yar Muhammad was severely injured.

Police claimed to have killed four suspected members of Lyari gang-war in an encounter early on Saturday besides recovering grenades and grenade launchers among other weapons and ammunition from their possession.
Two young Czech women kidnapped in Pakistan in 2013 have been freed and have returned home, Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka said on Saturday. "I can confirm that Hana Humpalova and Antonie Chrastecka have already returned to the Czech Republic," Sobotka told the CT24 news channel. He added that the two 26-year-old women were freed with the help of the Turkish Muslim humanitarian organisation IHH.
Karachi police on Saturday has shown another incident of negligence as they brought as many as two criminals to the Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) in rickshaw for their hearing. The accused were being arrested in extortion cases and were taken to the court without wearing handcuffs.
Different crimes, especially vehicle thefts, robberies and murder have drastically increased in the federal capital, negating the tall claims of the Islamabad police for controlling the criminal elements.
As many as two unknown assailants opened fire near the Jinnah Hospital in Gujar Khan and injured the father of supermodel Ms Ayyan Ali on Saturday morning, police said. Muhammad Hafeez, father of Ms Ayyan Ali, was en route to Rawalpindi for the court hearing of his daughter Ayyan's money laundering case when the incident took place.
As many as forty nine people have been admitted in different government hospitals after more than a hundred fell prey to gastro due to the change in the season. The temperature of the city is on a continuous rise leading to gastro outbreak.


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ICT 2014

Foreign Debt $61.805bn
Per Cap Income $1,386
GDP Growth 4.14%
Average CPI 8.6%
Trade Balance $-999 mln
Exports $2.064 bln
Imports $3.063 bln
WeeklyMarch 13, 2015
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