Farooq Sattar rules out any Shia-Sunni clash in Karachi

Dated: 2013-03-05

KARACHI: Deputy Convener of MQM Dr. Farooq Sattar on Monday ruled out any clash between Shia and Sunni in Karachi.

Addressing a press conference in Karachi, the MQM leader has termed the Abbas Town incident as ‘national tragedy’ in which more than 48 innocent were martyred and 150 injured.

Dr. Farooq Sattar expressed regret over indifferent attitude of some political parties regarding terrorist activities in Karachi.

He said there is no ethnic difference in Karachi but a conspiracy is being hatched to divide people on sectarian grounds.

He said that banned organizations are involved in terrorist activities for targeting innocent people especially children, women and old people. They are giving an impression of ethnicity to achieve their malicious plans.

The MQM leader while criticizing on the government and law enforcing agencies, he said that they have been failed to maintain law and order situation in the country particularly in Karachi.

He demanded of the government to facilitate the injured by providing best medical treatment and compensation amount for reconstruction of their houses and shops.

He also asked the people to constitute Mohallah Committee and Chowkidari system for their own protection.

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