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PSM employees take to streets against unpaid salaries

KARACHI: The employees of Pakistan Steel Mills (PSM) on Saturday blocked the National Highway for all kinds of vehicular movement for several hours in protest over non-payment of their salaries, ARY News reported. Hundreds of vehicles stranded in the gridlock caused by the protest. However, the highway was later opened for traffic after talks between protesters and police went successful. For months, the workers of the state-owned corporation have been staging demonstrations over non-payment of their salaries and…

Protest against arrest of religious, political leaders turns violent in Karachi

KARACHI: ┬áPolice on Monday clashed with protesters of a religious group who blocked vehicular traffic at the National Highway causing massive traffic jam at Shara-e-Faisal. The religious group's workers continued their protest in Karachi's Malir area this morning against arrest of some leaders of the group after recent targeted killings in the city. According to latest reports, several protesters have been arrested after they pelted the law enforcers with stones. Reportedly, couple of police officers were also injured…

Three pilgrims killed as Sehwan bound bus overturns

MULTAN: Three pilgrims were killed when a bus overturned at National Highway as it was heading towards Sehwan for the Urs of Lal Shahbaz Qalandar, ARY News reports. Thirty five others were also wounded in the road accident in which three people are said to be in critical condition. The critically wounded were taken to Nawabshah Hospital whereas the rest of the injured were brought to Naushehro Feroz Hospital for treatment. According to the doctors, their condition is out of danger.