Speedy Recovery: 30 goats sacrificed for Imran Khan

Published: May 10, 2013
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FAISALABAD: Thirty goats were sacrificed on Thursday by a PTI member for the early recovery of PTI chairman Imran Khan. Khan was injured a few days ago in a fall minutes before he was about to address a rally in Lahore. The charity was given by PTI Youth Wing vice president Shehzad Younus Sheikh. He also organised a Quran khwani to pray for Khan. Talking to The Express Tribune, Sheikh said he believed that incident was preplanned and not just a coincidence. “Khan’s survival is a miracle,” he said.

Published in The Express Tribune, May 10th, 2013.

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  • Toba Alu
    May 10, 2013 - 12:51PM

    Sacrificing goats in 2013 tells it all.

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  • Mj
    May 10, 2013 - 12:51PM

    Sounds like something you would hear about from the Greco-Roman world a couple thousand years ago.

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  • Faisal
    May 10, 2013 - 3:14PM

    Poor goats !!!

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  • observer
    May 10, 2013 - 5:09PM

    @st:

    u definately dont have the guts to come out on the roads and sacrifice your own life

    My, My, Big Words.

    By the way the lives being ‘sacrificed’ on the roads are of PPP,ANP.MQM supporters. No PTI supporters are losing their lives. The worst that happened to them was that some became ‘kharab in garmi’ and others got wet in the rains.

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  • waqas
    May 10, 2013 - 5:30PM

    @st:
    I fully n hardly second you !!

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  • Abid P. Khan
    May 10, 2013 - 5:43PM

    @st:
    “sacrificing goats is sadqa…. calling it greco roman world… im sorry but it seems u dont beleive in relegion anymore…. i feel sorry for such a nation !! “

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    Thirty poor souls lost their souls on the altar of a religious horde. Religion, camouflaged even as a knife, should not be pushed down any one’s throat.

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  • Stranger
    May 10, 2013 - 7:08PM

    It depends on the level of your desperation. People have done worse ‘sacrifices’ for smaller things than this.

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  • Ahmed
    May 10, 2013 - 8:35PM

    Well so many poor people who never taste meat throughout the year got some meat…now offcourse this is “BACKWARD THINKING”. Anything and everything related to GOD is “BACKWARD”. GO Secularism. First push Religion as a secondary thing . Now try to push GOD aswell. Maybe the people who are mocking this action ( the people with the earlier comments) could tell me what are they doing in 2013? Except for blogging that is. Please tell me if your names are amongst the best thinkers or engineers of the present age?

    We Muslims are backward but you’re not right? So what are you?

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  • Falcon
    May 10, 2013 - 8:42PM

    Guys –
    In the end, its poor people being given food from the sacrifice. Why do liberals like to create drama out of everything?

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  • Falcon
    May 10, 2013 - 8:57PM

    P.S. To liberals here: how many of you commenting here never had a piece of meat? Either become a vegetarian or better yet a vegan, or stop being self-righteous.

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  • Abdul
    May 10, 2013 - 9:05PM

    Is everyone here a vegetarian or something? Don’t we all sacrifice goats on Eid?

    Oh and btw. the meat is distributed to the poor in case of sadaqa. Its not like they just sacrificed human as back in the roman days.

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