Rangers and policemen stand guard in Karachi.
KARACHI: Rangers and Police took control of the Godhra colony after continued collision between two religious parties in the area that had spread fear among the residents.
There were reports of firing in the area on Sunday evening after which Rangers took control of the colony and began search operation.
So far five suspects have been arrested.
Two people have died while three have been injured in the clash that has been going on for three days.
A police officer was also injured in the clash.
Karachi is at war with itself. Again.
Karachi bleeds, so does all of Pakistan. And Karachi bleeds too often. In a country that seems to be forever falling apart, the falling apart of this, the greatest of its cities, is both a sign and a foreboding. As painful as the daily killings and mayhem in Karachi is the sense that no one has any interest or any idea about what can or should be done. To be honest, I am not sure what I would do myself.
And so, dear readers, I turn to you: What would YOU do if you were made King of Karachi? (more…)
KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Chief Altaf Hussain here on Sunday said that increasing the number of provinces will only strengthen the country, Geo News reported.
Addressing via telephone a crowd of thousands of MQM supporters and workers at its ‘Qaumi Yakjehti Jalsa’ (national unity meeting) here at Jinnah Ground near MQM Headquarters, he supported the idea of creation of more provinces in the country and proposed holding of a referendum on the issue.
“Creation of more provinces will only strengthen the country,” Altaf Hussain believed. (more…)
An explosion took place in Malir area of Karachi, killing two and injuring at least four, minutes after a suicide attack in a procession at Lahore that left nine mourners dead, ARY NEW reports. Reports said the blast occurred in Malir Halt area near a police mobile. A passerby was killed and five people, most of them policemen, were wounded, officials said. The injured were rushed it Jinnah Medical Hospital for treatment. It was not clear if it was a suicide attack; however, police said a bomber rammed his motorbike with police mobile when he was stopped for snap checking. The attacker and a passerby were killed. The blast came on the day the Chehlum of Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA) and other martyrs of Karbala is being observed across the county. However, the mourning processions taken out in Karachi reached their destiny without meeting any untoward incident. The central procession on Chehlum in Karachi was brought out from Nishtar Park in afternoon with Alam, Tazia and Zuljinah and culminated at Imambargah Hussainiya Iranian in Kharadar after passing through its traditional route through M.A. Jinnah Road. Earlier, in Lahore a blast ripped through a mourning procession at Bhati Gate area of the city, killing seven and injuring more than 35 people. Police said the blast was suicide one.
PML N woman Leader caught drinking
PML N or Nangi League headed by Nawaz Sharif is known as Party of Rapists, Thugs, Thieves and Cheaters, but now PML N (Nangi League) beat all the parties of Pakistan when it’s woman leader caught drinking Alcohol and torch bearers of law forced Magistrate to bail the PML N leaders on road.