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Pakistan in Grip of Raging Ethnic Violence, The War within Islam,

The War within Islam
25 Aug 2011, NewAgeIslam.Com

Pakistan in Grip of Raging Ethnic Violence

By B. Raman
August 25, 2011
The cycle of violence in Karachi will continue as none of the contending parties is likely to force a strategic confrontation which could destabilise Pakistan. Hence, such periodic confrontations will continue till the criminal-politician-police nexus is broken
The civil war-like situation in Karachi continues without respite. Seventy-three persons belonging to different communities and religious sects were reported to have been killed — many of them in targeted shootings and some kidnapped and tortured to death — during four days of fresh violence between August 16 and 19. The level of violence considerably came down on August 20.