Violence spreads to Karachi coast

Powerful gangs use deadly force to seize waterfront properties from local fishermen in Pakistan's commercial hub.

    The violence plaguing Pakistan's commercial capital, Karachi, has spread to the city's coast.

    Politically connected criminal gangs have been seizing valuable waterfront property from the fishermen who own it.

    As Al Jazeera's Imtiaz Tyab reports, in some cases the gangs are using deadly force.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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