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Karachi: Mawachh Goth residents protest over arrests

September 1, 2012
Karachi: Mawachh Goth residents protest over arrests

Staff ReportKARACHI: Residents of Mawachh Goth staged a protest demonstration that later turned violent against a search operation by security force overnight in the area, SAMAA reports Saturday.Protertors blocked the Hub River Road against the last night arrests. The protestors alleged that the law-enforcing agencies arrested innocent laborers from their locality.The demonstrators, emerging from the streets of the Goth, kept on playing hide-and-seek with the riot police who resorted to shelling, turning the area into a virtual battlefield. The commotion triggered holdup in traffic on Hub River Road, where women also participated in the protest. Police forced opened Hub River Road after consistent shelling; however, protesters, appearing from Mawachh Goth’s streets, kept pelting stones on the police personnel.
The protesters said there is a youth among the arrested peple who was going to be married a couple of days later. –SAMAAPlease click ‘Video’ button to watch this news.

 
 
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