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Karachi returns to normal after MQM strike

KARACHI: The situation in Karachi returned to normal after Rabita Committee of Muttahia Qaumi Movement (MQM) announced to end the day of mourning at 2:00 pm here in Karachi on Saturday, ARY News reports.

Commercial Centres, Schools and Public Transport were closed after MQM had announced a day of mourning against the extra judicial killing of their party workers today.

MQM Chief Altaf Hussain has demanded the government and security agencies to investigate the extra judicial killing of Mohammad Salman and other party workers and to award a harsh punishment to the guilty as per the law.  

He said that he had contacted the DG Sindh Rangers, Chief Minister of Sindh and other top officials but they did not returned the call. He said that only Allah is the protector of Pakistan if the top officials continue to express their negligence.

MQM Chief thanked the trade unions, transport unions, petrol pump and CNG station owners for voluntarily suspending their business to record their protest against the killing of MQM workers. He paid tribute to the citizens of Karachi for supporting the party on the occasion.



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