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Karachi Continues to Bleed as 25 More Killed

Posted by on Wednesday, October 20, 2010, 10:43
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A mourning day is being observed in Karachi on the call of MQM for those killed in the ongoing spate of targeted killing in which 68 people have been gunned down in 72 hours.

Karachi Continues to Bleed as 25 More Killed
Karachi Continues to Bleed as 25 More Killed

Private educational institutes transport and business centers are closed today; the government institutes are open besides all exams being held in Karachi University, Federal Urdu University and Dow University have been suspended. Karachi Transport Alliance president Syed Irshad Hussain Bukhari while talking to Dunya News said that public transport would not run on roads. Chairman Karachi Traders Action Committee Siddiq Memon said that all business centers and markets would remain closed due to killing of traders and burning of shops.

Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) is observing a day of mourning in protest against yesterday’s assault on scrap market in Sher Shah. Public transport remains off the roads and businesses shut. Traders and transport association has also supported the protest call. Petrol pumps closed in the metropolis. Private schools are closed while the University of Karachi, Urdu University and Dow Medical University cancelled all examination being held today. Police and Rangers increase patrol in different areas. On Tuesday, unidentified pillion riders opened indiscriminate fire in Sher Shah scrap market, leaving 12 people dead and several injured.

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