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Crackdown on vehicles: School van drivers announce strike today

KARACHI: School van drivers in Karachi announced to go on a strike, once again on Thursday until acceptance of their demands, ARY News reported. This is the second time that drivers, under the aegis of School and Colleges’ Vans’ Associations, resorted to strike. They first announced to keep their vehicles off the roads on Jan 10 due to government’s crackdown on vehicles using unsafe CNG cylinders. They had called off strike after assurance from authorities that seized cylinders would be returned. On Thursday, the…

Minister asks IG Police Sindh to enforce order on gas cylinders

KARACHI: Sindh's Minister of Transport Awais Qadir Shah has asked the I.G. Sindh Police for implementation of the order of removing gas cylinders from school vans, ARY News reported. Provincial transport minister in a letter to the Sindh Police chief has asked for implementation of the government order about removal of CNG cylinders from the vans used for transportation of school students. He said that the children not being provided safe vehicles for school transport despite clear government orders. He said the van…