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I.I. Chundrigar Road, Tower, Garden, Kharadar, Hassan Square blocked

SAMAA | - Posted: Apr 13, 2021 | Last Updated: 4 months ago
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Posted: Apr 13, 2021 | Last Updated: 4 months ago
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Several highways and busy roads were blocked by the workers of the Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan as a protest against the arrest of their leader Saad Hussain Rizvi in Lahore on Monday. Protests erupted in major cities across Pakistan after the news of Rizvi’s arrest broke out. Power House Chowrangi in Karachi blocked TLP protestors In Karachi, the protesters blocked several busy roads, including II Chundrigar Road, Garden, Jail Chowrangi, Numaish, Malir, Baldia Town, Airport Road, Tower, North Nazimabad and Hassan Square. Numaish Chowrangi in Karachi blocked by TLP protestors  “Ghareeb ka daal roti kharab kar dia he,” said Ahmed, 69, rickshaw driver stuck at SM government law college in Karachi. Traffic situation at Hassan Square in Karachi If you are thinking to travel back to home from II Chundrigar, then don't. I repeat don't!#Karachi #KarachiTraffic pic.twitter.com/SpMzzbWHJe— Muhammad Ibrahim (@mibrahimrauf94) April 12, 2021  “Kya ho gaya? Karachi ko kya chand nazar aa gaya kya?” One guy said as he picked his way past motorcycles. Karachi Traffic Police on Twitter said it is in part due to the protest by the paramedical staff at Sarwar Shaheed Road. Sarwer shaheed road is closed for traffic due to protest of peramedical staff at Arts Council Roundabout.Traffic diverted to Din Muhammad Wafai road.Traffic staff is present and managing traffic Please drive carefully. For Further updates tune into SPFM 88.6 pic.twitter.com/E5WPnrLwXZ— Karachi Traffic Police (@KtrafficpoliceE) April 12, 2021 In Punjab, Lahore to Islamabad M-2 motorway and N-5 Highway were blocked due to the protest. According to Lahore police, at least 32 points in the city were blocked due to protest by the workers of the TLP. On Tuesday, the roads from Star Gate to Malir, Hassan Square, Shahrah-e-Faisal, and University Road were reopened for traffic. The Orangi 5 road has been cleared as well. Religious protest has been finished from Star Gate towards Malir, Road is opened for traffic.Please drive carefully. For Further updates tune into SPFM 88.6For any inconvenience please call 1915 (021-99216356-58)TRAFFIC AWARENESS AND SOCIAL MEDIA UNIT DIG TRAFFIC KARACHI. pic.twitter.com/or5ww3Bphc— Karachi Traffic Police (@KtrafficpoliceE) April 13, 2021 According to the Karachi Traffic Police, the following areas are still closed: Baldia 4 (Hub River Road and Northern Bypass) Korangi Residents have been suggested to take alternate routes and call 1915 in case of an emergency. Motorways across Pakistan have been reopened as well. Dear Commuters,Kindly note that all the Motorways (M-1, M-2, M-3, M-4, M-5,M-9, IMDCW & E-35) are currently open for all kind of traffic.RegardsNational Highway & Motorway Police— National Highways & Motorway Police (NHMP) (@NHMPofficial) April 13, 2021 Motorway is clear for all traffic. Lahore - Islamabad - Peshawer. From Islamabad Airport to Islamabad City is also clear. For going to Rawalpindi Golra Morr is clear— Muhammed Hamza Shafqaat (@hamzashafqaat) April 13, 2021 According to the deputy commissioner, the following roads in Lahore have been reopened: Thokar Niaz Beg (traffic moving in out on Multan road)Data Sahib Ravi Bridge Walton ChowkMohafiz Town Jorry pull Ichra bazar Gpo Chowk Nawaz Sharif Interchange The story was originally published on Monday, April 12. It will be updated as details come in.
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Several highways and busy roads were blocked by the workers of the Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan as a protest against the arrest of their leader Saad Hussain Rizvi in Lahore on Monday.

Protests erupted in major cities across Pakistan after the news of Rizvi’s arrest broke out.

Power House Chowrangi in Karachi blocked TLP protestors

In Karachi, the protesters blocked several busy roads, including II Chundrigar Road, Garden, Jail Chowrangi, Numaish, Malir, Baldia Town, Airport Road, Tower, North Nazimabad and Hassan Square.

Numaish Chowrangi in Karachi blocked by TLP protestors

 “Ghareeb ka daal roti kharab kar dia he,” said Ahmed, 69, rickshaw driver stuck at SM government law college in Karachi.

Traffic situation at Hassan Square in Karachi

 “Kya ho gaya? Karachi ko kya chand nazar aa gaya kya?” One guy said as he picked his way past motorcycles.

Karachi Traffic Police on Twitter said it is in part due to the protest by the paramedical staff at Sarwar Shaheed Road.

In Punjab, Lahore to Islamabad M-2 motorway and N-5 Highway were blocked due to the protest.

According to Lahore police, at least 32 points in the city were blocked due to protest by the workers of the TLP.

On Tuesday, the roads from Star Gate to Malir, Hassan Square, Shahrah-e-Faisal, and University Road were reopened for traffic. The Orangi 5 road has been cleared as well.

According to the Karachi Traffic Police, the following areas are still closed:

  • Baldia 4 (Hub River Road and Northern Bypass)
  • Korangi

Residents have been suggested to take alternate routes and call 1915 in case of an emergency.

Motorways across Pakistan have been reopened as well.

According to the deputy commissioner, the following roads in Lahore have been reopened:

  • Thokar Niaz Beg (traffic moving in out on Multan road)
  • Data Sahib
  • Ravi Bridge
  • Walton Chowk
  • Mohafiz Town
  • Jorry pull
  • Ichra bazar
  • Gpo Chowk
  • Nawaz Sharif Interchange

The story was originally published on Monday, April 12. It will be updated as details come in.

 
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2 Comments

  1. Attiyah Mar  April 13, 2021 5:29 pm/ Reply

    Protesters should fight back the police. Armed themsleves too and fight back. enough for police abuses in Pakistan and illegal arrests. Imran Khan must step down as PM. He is the reason Pak people are disunited. FIGHT BACK THE POLICE.

  2. TLP  April 15, 2021 12:54 pm/ Reply

    i think prime minister has to take decision about it now

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