Knife attacks continue in Karachi as ambush toll reaches to 13


Karachi, Oct 4 (TNS): Serial knife attacker continued his attacks on Karachi women as four more ladies came under attack on Wednesday evening.

According to local media reports, a 13-year-old girl was attacked by a knife-wielding attacker, toll reached to four within the span of an hour and a half, it surfaced late Wednesday.

The attacker first targeted a woman in the city’s Gulshan-e-Jamal area late Wednesday, shortly followed by another attack near Dalmia Road, the police said.

Within an hour of the two attacks, another woman — a student of Urdu University — was attacked in the NIPA Chowrangi vicinity.

The attacker seems to have posed a challenge to the law enforcement authorities, who are yet to nab the assailant.

The first incident, in the chain of attacks, was reported on September 25. Since then, a total of 13 attacks have been reported.