Pakistan

KARACHI – Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has announced the formation of a special team to reinvestigate 2007 Karsaz carnage.

The development was announced at the Karsaz memorial in Karachi, where Shah was present to pay tribute to the victims of carnage.

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The investigation team consists of Additional Inspector General (AIG) Police Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) Sanaullah Abbasi, Senior Superintendent Police (SSP) Intelligence CTD Omer Shahid, SP Special Investigation Unit (SIU) Farooq Awan, CTD Operation-I Inspector Sajjad Ali, and SIU Sub Inspector Sajjad Awan.

More than 125 people lost their lives and more than 100 injured in twin blasts in Karsaz on October 18, 2007, as the party held a rally to welcome former prime minister Benazir Bhutto in Pakistan.