Protest held against missing persons on Super Highway

Commuters suffer heavy traffic jam

Our Correspondent August 02, 2017
A file photo of women protesters on street. PHOTO: MOHAMMAD NOMAN/EXPRESS

KARACHI: Commuters on Sharae Pakistan (Super Highway) suffered a massive traffic jam Tuesday evening following a protest by a large number of women against the missing workers of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement - London (MQM).

Protesters gathered at Liaquatabad No 10 and staged a protest against the enforced disappearance of their loved ones belonging to MQM-London. The protest caused a heavy traffic jam. Holding placards in their hands, the women protesters chanted slogans demanding recovery of the missing persons. The protesters also shouted slogans in favour of their party chief Altaf Hussain.

Protesters march from Hyderabad to Karachi against enforced disappearances

The protesters asked the authorities to bring their loved ones back to their homes who went missing during Karachi operation that began in September 2013.

A contingent of law enforcers reached the site and successfully negotiated with the women after which the protest was called off.


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