KARACHI - Up to 95 percent of the affectees of the Lyari Expressway have been given alternate plots and paid compensation.This was stated by the Commissioner Karachi, Syed Hashim Raza Zaidi. A statement on Wednesday said that he visited the site of the project and reviewed the ongoing work. The commissioner said that the remaining affectees would be paid the compensation in time. He stated that impediments in the way of the Lyari Expressway and encroachments would be removed in some 20 day’s time.Hashim Raza Zaidi was of the view that because of the delay in the completion of the project its estimated cost has also gone up.Five more dengue cases surface: Despite tall claims of provincial government, health authorities and administration dengue spread continues as five more cases surfaced in the city on Wednesday.According to the Sindh dengue surveillance cell report, five more people have been declared dengue patients in Karachi.It should be mentioned that at least 17 people were declared dengue patients in different areas of Sindh province during last one week, making the toll to 268 patients in the year. The doctors have advised the people to get anti mosquito sprays, close windows so that mosquitoes could not enter homes and cover all food items and water pots to avoid the disease.protest: Lawyers in Karachi boycotted court proceedings on Wednesday to protest against a shooting incident at Khairpur Bar Association. A complete strike was observed at City Court, Malir Court and other lower courts. However, partial strike was observed at Sindh High Court. Lawyers took out rallies in different parts of the city to protest against the incident. Also, a general body session was summoned to condemn the incident.