KARACHI: A strike is being observed in most parts of Sindh after a call by nationalists and opposition parties against a new local government system in Sindh, Express News reported on Friday.
A complete shutter down is being observed in areas which are dominated by the nationalist parties. Nationalists, while taking out a rally in Hyderabad, forced shops to shut down.
Public transport is at a complete stand still in the interior areas of Sindh.
Police arrested 10 people in Sukkur, while unidentified men threw a Molotov cocktail at a trawler.
Rallies are being carried out all over Sindh and petrol pumps, private schools and transportation are also shut down.
Among parties which supported the strike call by the Sindh Bachao Committee (SBC) were the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz, Pir Pagara-led PML-Functional, Awami National Party, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, Jamaat-e-Islami, Jamiat-e-Ulema-e-Islam (Fazl), Sunni Tehreek, Karachi City Alliance, Punjabi Pakhtoon Ittehad and Pakhtunkhwa Milli Awami Party among others have supported the strike called by the Sindh Bachao Committee (SBC).