From daily The Independent in Britain:
Troops told to shoot rioters as death toll mounts in Karachi
By Rachel Shields
Published: 14 May 2007
Pakistan‘s government authorised paramilitary troops to shoot anyone involved in serious violence yesterday as the crisis triggered by the dismissal of Pakistan‘s top judge took an ominous and bloody turn.
Seven more people were killed yesterday, bringing the death toll from a weekend of violence to 41.
President Pervez Musharraf suspended the judge, Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, in March but he has since become a focus for protesters trying to end military rule.
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