Protests in Karachi against raids, arrests

KARACHI (Sarzameen News) – Protesting against the recent raids and arrests by law-enforcement agencies, enraged demonstrators staged a sit-in and blocked the traffic in Karachi area of Malir.

The workers of a religious party staged a protest sit-in at National Highway in Malir-15 late yesterday night following raids and arrests.

Following the blockage of National Highway for several hours, police sprang into action and resorted to shelling and aerial firing to break up the demonstrators.

All private and government educational institutions were shut down in Malir, Model Colony, Kala Board, and Malir City owing to the tense situation.

Meantime, the protesters did not let the trains pass from the area.

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