ARACHI, Jan. 5, Reuter: A man was stabbed to death and eight people were injured in a new outbreak of ethnic violence in Karachi, where 186 people died in communal rioting last month, police said today.

Troops were rushed to Liaquatabad, a volatile suburb of Pakistan’s biggest city, after yesterday’s incident and police used teargas to disperse angry crowds.

A group of young men from the Mahajir Immigrant Community dragged a bus driver out of his vehicle and stabbed him, before setting the vehicle on fire, the police said.

Doctors said the man was dead on arrival at hospital and a further eight people were treated for injuries from stabbings or stoning’s.

The disturbances spread to three other sub of the city of more than seven millions and a taxi, a car, three rickshaw cabs, and two minibuses were set alight.

Witnesses said troops patrolled the riot hit areas this morning, but no new curfew was imposed.

Article extracted from this publication >>  January 9, 1987