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May 28, 1990 | From Reuters
At least 57 men, women and children were killed Sunday in southern Pakistan's two biggest cities in one of the worst days of bloodshed in years of ethnic violence. At least 39 people were killed in Hyderabad, officials said, after women and children protesting alleged police excesses defied a curfew and took to the streets. Many of the dead were demonstrators shot by police.
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May 28, 1990 | From Reuters
At least 57 men, women and children were killed Sunday in southern Pakistan's two biggest cities in one of the worst days of bloodshed in years of ethnic violence. At least 39 people were killed in Hyderabad, officials said, after women and children protesting alleged police excesses defied a curfew and took to the streets. Many of the dead were demonstrators shot by police.
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August 28, 1987
Hundreds of Pakistani troops patrolled the cities of Karachi and Hyderabad, where at least 28 people were killed in two days of gun battles and riots between rival ethnic communities. A curfew was imposed in Hyderabad after six people were killed. Police said they arrested more than 60 people in Karachi, where 22 were killed and more than 50 were wounded in fighting between Pushtuns from northwestern Pakistan and Mohajirs, who immigrated from India when the subcontinent was partitioned in 1947.
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October 5, 1988 | MARK FINEMAN, Times Staff Writer
Mayor Aftab Sheikh has not left his house for nearly three months. Frankly, he said Tuesday, he is too frightened. The last time he went out, he was shot nine times and left for dead in the driveway of his home. So last Friday night, Mayor Sheikh was in hiding when roving bands of gunmen ranged through Hyderabad and massacred almost 200 people in a three-hour spree now known as "Black Friday." And the killing has not ended.
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April 20, 1987
Pakistani Pushtuns attacked a rival ethnic group in southern Pakistan, killing eight people and wounding 30, in an escalating feud over land. The Pushtu-speaking Pushtuns, blaming Urdu-speaking Mohajirs for the loss of their homes, set 60 Mohajir homes afire in Karachi. The attack followed the eviction of hundreds of Pushtun squatters from unfinished houses where they had lived since being forced from another community by a December army sweep for drugs and arms.
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July 26, 1987 | United Press International
Police fired at mobs of demonstrators in a seventh day of unrest in Karachi on Saturday, killing two people and wounding 16, witnesses and hospital sources said. In the federally administered tribal region of the North West Frontier Province along the Afghan border, army troops were called into the town of Parachinar to put down clashes between rival Shia and Sunni Muslim tribes.
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October 5, 1988 | MARK FINEMAN, Times Staff Writer
Mayor Aftab Sheikh has not left his house for nearly three months. Frankly, he said Tuesday, he is too frightened. The last time he went out, he was shot nine times and left for dead in the driveway of his home. So last Friday night, Mayor Sheikh was in hiding when roving bands of gunmen ranged through Hyderabad and massacred almost 200 people in a three-hour spree now known as "Black Friday." And the killing has not ended.
NEWS
August 28, 1987
Hundreds of Pakistani troops patrolled the cities of Karachi and Hyderabad, where at least 28 people were killed in two days of gun battles and riots between rival ethnic communities. A curfew was imposed in Hyderabad after six people were killed. Police said they arrested more than 60 people in Karachi, where 22 were killed and more than 50 were wounded in fighting between Pushtuns from northwestern Pakistan and Mohajirs, who immigrated from India when the subcontinent was partitioned in 1947.
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July 26, 1987 | United Press International
Police fired at mobs of demonstrators in a seventh day of unrest in Karachi on Saturday, killing two people and wounding 16, witnesses and hospital sources said. In the federally administered tribal region of the North West Frontier Province along the Afghan border, army troops were called into the town of Parachinar to put down clashes between rival Shia and Sunni Muslim tribes.
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April 20, 1987
Pakistani Pushtuns attacked a rival ethnic group in southern Pakistan, killing eight people and wounding 30, in an escalating feud over land. The Pushtu-speaking Pushtuns, blaming Urdu-speaking Mohajirs for the loss of their homes, set 60 Mohajir homes afire in Karachi. The attack followed the eviction of hundreds of Pushtun squatters from unfinished houses where they had lived since being forced from another community by a December army sweep for drugs and arms.
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