'Naamaloom Afraad' bring Hyderabad to standstill

A PTI leader claims his house and hotel were attacked early morning.


Web Desk May 19, 2013
File photo of burning tyres and blocking roads. PHOTO: REUTERS/FILE

HYDERABAD: Tyres were set on fire and roads were blocked in Hyderabad by unknown men on Sunday, Express News reported.

Shops remained closed and less traffic was seen on the roads following the protest. Gun shots were also heard by citizens.

A van was set on flames in Pakka Qila, Do Qabar Chowk area and a loader van was set ablaze in Pinjra Pul area.

A PTI leader Muhammad Usman said that his house and hotel were attacked early morning and he was harassed and threatened. Usman's car was set on fire while several shops near his house were broken in to.

Security forces could not be seen anywhere during the protest.

Unknown individuals protested on Hyderabad and Latifabad roads on Monday morning, reportedly in response to Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chief Imran Khan’s direct allegation on Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain.

On Saturday night, PTI leader Zahra Shahid Hussain was shot dead in Karachi. Imran Khan had held Altaf Hussain responsible for the murder.

Due to the critical situation in the city, markets , shops, petrol pumps and medical stores remained closed.

COMMENTS (33)

Ek Tha Kashmiri | 8 years ago | Reply

Might is Right!!!!

MJ | 8 years ago | Reply In defense of the MQM workers, they have been forced to become militants and take matters in their own hands. Pakistan has no rule of law and in order to survive you have to be fit and sometimes brutal. For those who have short term memory syndrome, on 30th September 1988 more than 300 "Na-Maloom afraad" were killed by indiscriminate firing from we all know who in Hyderabad. Also in May 1990 after 275 hours of curfew without water, power and other utilities more than 200 men, women and children were butchered in Hyderabad at Pakka Qila. These are just two incidents out of the many people in Hyderabad have endured. Do you still blame these people when they show street power when they feel threatened?
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