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Heavily armed gunmen have attacked Karachi’s international airport, killing at least five people and hurling grenades. Pakistani media reported between four and 10 gunmen had attacked Jinnah International Airport’s old terminal. Security personnel have sealed off the airport and army commandos have been called in, with gunfire continuing. All operations at the terminal have been suspended and all flights to the airport are being diverted. Staff are being evacuated. Billowing smoke The dead were said to be security guards from the Airport Security Force (ASF) and airline workers. A doctor at Jinnah Hospital told Associated Press five bodies had been

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A gridlock is witnessed on Sharae Faisal as a blanket of fog covers buildings and limits visibility for motorists on November 22 morning. Photograph by Rashid Ajmeri/Express Edith Sitwell said, ”Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire: it is the time for home,” and is winter for the people of Karachi. When sellers with carts begin roaming with roasted munchies, when the thick woolen blankets, sweaters, and shawls are once again unloaded from those huge iron boxes, the people in Karachi gear