Funeral of slain MQM activist held


Funeral of slain MQM activist held
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KARACHI: Funeral prayer of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) activist Mansoor Mukhtar and his brother Masood Mukhtar was offered here, Geo News reported.

MQM leaders Raza Haroon, Saghir Ansari and large number of party workers participated in the funeral.

The burial took place at Yasinabad Shuhda graveyard.

Tension gripped the city after MQM activist was shot dead in PIB Colony area early on Tuesday morning.

Several arson incidents were reported after the killing of activist. Over three dozen vehicles were torched in different areas including Malir Halt, Central Jail, Teen Hatti, Kala Board, Abul Hassan Isphani Road and Shah Faisal Colony.

 

Tyres were set ablaze at Jamshed Road after riots where unknown men forced the shop owners to close down their business.

Aerial firing was also reported in various areas including Liaqatabad, Malir City, Johar Chowrangi, Malir, Shah Faisal Colony, Gulshan-e-Iqbal and Korangi.

 

On the other hand, the coordination committee of MQM has announced mourning over the killing of their party members.

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