Saturday, 10 August 2013

9. Pakistani Fact - Karachi Most dangerous city

GDP per capita: $1,029.93
Adult mortality rate per 1,000: 204
Population living on < $1 per day: 22.6 percent
Karachi, the largest city in Pakistan, has been a favorite target for jihadi attacks by Al-Qaida and the Taliban. In August, the U.S. Bureau of Consular Affair warned that the violence “poses a potential danger to U.S. citizens throughout Pakistan. Terrorists and their sympathizers regularly attack civilian, government, and foreign targets …”
“Karachi suffered from intermittent suicide bombings over the past several years, and an American child was kidnapped there last year as well,” 24/7 notes

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