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Tuesday, July 08, 2008

Salis bin Perwaiz, " Fear grips citizens as seven blasts rock Karachi," The News, July 8, 2008.

[The blasts include car bombs and hand grenades and have been limited to the suburbs. So far no report has mentioned Karachi as the choke point in the US/NATO logistical chain that supplies 40-70% of materiel entering Afghanistan. However, Pakistan continues to be reviled as "soft" on terrorism. The technique of simultaneous events is similar to 9/11, the Madrid bombings, and the London subway bombings. -jlt]

KARACHI: Seven successive blasts within one hour rocked the provincial metropolis on Monday, killing two people and injuring around 38 others, besides raising the spectre of ethnic violence. The miscreants targeted the suburbs of the city.

Intelligence sources claimed that the criminals wanted to provoke ethnic violence in the city. The deceased were identified as Abdul Latif belonging to Qasba Colony and Azeem of Pak Colony.

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