KARACHI: Exchange of heavy firing between police and criminals took place while an explosion was also heard in Afsghan Gali area of Lyari, where police crackdown against the gangster continued for fifth consecutive day on Tuesday, Geo news reported.
Police launched shelling in Cheel Chowk area of Lyari to disperse demonstrators, protesting against the operation.
According to SSP CID police, police got control of 75 percent of Lyari. He said that 8 to 10 associates of gangsters have been killed.
Earlier on Tuesday, a police official was killed and 14 other people injured in rocket and hand grenade attacks by miscreants in Lyari.
An attempt by the law enforcement agencies to enter Saifee Lane and Gul Mohammad failed by the miscreants, however police claimed success. On the entrance, the miscreants fired a rocket as a result a policeman was killed at Cheel Chowk.
Meanwhile, the accused attacked armored vehicles with hand grenades near Kalri police station while three explosions were heard in Gul Muhammad Lane. Exchange of fire still continues in the area.