Foreign elements behind target killings: Malik

Published: June 15, 2010
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Rehman Malik said that foreign elements are trying to destabilise Pakistan.

Rehman Malik said that foreign elements are trying to destabilise Pakistan.

KARACHI: Addressing recent episodes of target killings in Karachi, Federal Interior Minister Rehman Malik blamed foreign elements for trying to destabilise Pakistan.

Speaking in the Senate, Malik said riots in Karachi are being fueled by foreign funds and with the cooperation of local elements. He said gangs are behind the unrest in Lyari and warned that action will be taken against all elements trying to challenge the government’s writ.

Malik urged the ullema to play their role to control sectarianism in Karachi for peace and stability in the region.

Highlighting developments made in this regard, Malik said some of the criminals have already been arrested, while others are actively being chased.

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  • Hira Mir
    Jun 16, 2010 - 12:13PM

    Target killings is one major issue that has struck the city of Karachi. The terrorists are the ones who are making maximum out of the present instability of the country. We condemn these killings.Recommend

  • Amna Zaman
    Jun 16, 2010 - 12:22PM

    The terrorist here know the trick. They know best to attack the financial capital of the country and destroy the infrastructure automatically. We must rehabilitate the arrested militants and use them as a tactic to get the rest on the right path.Recommend

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