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Seven arrested as MQM London, Pakistan workers clash in Azizabad

KARACHI: Police arrested seven Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) London workers after a clash between MQM London and Pakistan workers in Azizabad’s Jinnah ground, ARY News reported on Wednesday.

The clash occurred as MQM-Pakistan leader and Karachi mayor Waseem Akhtar announced to arrive at Yadgar-e-Shuhada (martyrs’ monument) in the Jinnah Ground.

Sources say, MQM Pakistan leader Khawaja Izharul Hassan reached the monument before the rally accompanying Waseem Akhtar but MQM-London workers at the ground started chanting slogans in favour of party chief Altaf Hussain.


‘I don’t know any MQM-London’

MQM-Pakistan workers too chanted slogans in response but soon the slogan war turned into a scuffle, forcing law enforcers to step in. Police baton charged the workers and arrested seven of them, all belonging to the party’s London faction.

Five arrested as MQM London, Pakistan workers… by arynews






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