People leave violence-hit Lyari; move to Thatta, Badin

KARACHI: Hundreds of the families are leaving violence-hit Lyari and migrate to Thatta and Badin for living a peaceful life, media reports on Thursday.

At least 30,000 people from Soomra, Hingora, Rahimoon, Sanghar, Udheja, Mandra and Bhatti communities have moved from Old and New Kalri, Agra Colony, Bihar colony, Alfalha Road and Hingorabad areas of Lyari.

The affected people are saying that they were targeted by rival ethnic elements and their houses and shops were being looted so they have decided to move.

While leaving Lyari they were sad, saying it was very hard to leave the area where you live for years.