KARACHI: Interior Minister Rehman Malik has said peace in Karachi will be restored at all costs and stern action will be taken against those involved in target killings, Express 24/7 reported on Wednesday.
Malik was speaking to the media after a meeting at the Crisis Management Cell in Karachi. The meeting, which discussed the situation in the city, was attended by Director General Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), Intepector General Sindh, Acting Director General Rangers and other high-ranking officials.
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The interior minister, who was leaving for Islamabad, acknowledged Muttahida Qaumi Movement chief Altaf Hussain’s reservations and said action was being taken to restore peace in the city.
He said a number of people had been arrested and weapons recovered from the city.
MQM chief calls on people to ration food for a month
MQM chief Altaf Hussain, considering ongoing target killings and violence in Karachi, has called on the people to ration food for at least a month.
Hussain lashed out at the government and law enforcement agencies, and said that they have failed to control law and order in Karachi.