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Most Dangerous Megacity in The World: Karachi

by Kathy Jones on  September 10, 2013 at 7:56 PM Lifestyle News   - G J E 4
A US magazine has reportedly termed Karachi as the 'most dangerous megacity' in the world.

The 'Foreign Policy' magazine, ob Karachi's role in the global trade of methamphetamine, cited a murder rate of 12.3 per 100, 000 residents, 25 percent higher than any other major city'
 Most Dangerous Megacity in The World: Karachi
Most Dangerous Megacity in The World: Karachi
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The magazine stated that from 2000 to 2010, Karachi's population grew more than 80 percent, which is roughly equivalent to adding more than New York City's entire population in just a decade, the Express Tribune reports.

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Foreign Policy further indicated that gangs tied to political parties have long operated in the poorer parts of Karachi, running extortion rings and land-grab schemes and asserted that these factors have helped turn conditions in the city to one of the most fertile hotbeds for meth trade.

Source: ANI
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