The KMC used heavy machinery to carry out the operation. A heavy shield of police was deployed to help people away
Operation stretches from Regal Chowk to Empress Market.Preparations were reviewed at the meeting held in mayor’s office in Karachi.
Around 350 illegal shops built will be demolished during this encroachment drive.
Supreme Court ordered on October 27 for all encroachments to be removed from Karachi in 15. A monitoring committee will ensure that the encroachers do not occupy the footpaths again.