People from all sections of society have condemned the brutal killing of Sarfaraz Shah by Rangers in Karachi. Meanwhile Pakistan Army has removed Director General (DG) Rangers Major General Ejaz Chaudhry while federal government has removed Inspector General Police, Sindh (IGP) Fayyaz Leghari Tuesday, on the directive of the Supreme Court of Pakistan (SC). more
Pasban members expressed their rage against the extra judicial killing of Sarfaraz Shah and held a mock execution by hanging an effigy of a Ranger officer. (source : www.demotix.com)
Pic taken near F.B Area
Update: PSO pump between Baloch Colony Bridge and Kavish Crown is open right now for both petrol and CNG. Pics taken an hour back show chaos, slight noak-jhonk and an effort by rangers & locals to keep things under some discipline at PSO near Baloch bridge. Note : The station usually accepts credit-card but not today so keep some cash.
As the news of MQM MPA Mr. Raza Haider being gunned down spread, traffic in Karachi witnessed a “tense pattern” and bottlenecks were formed at main routes everywhere. Picture of SF traffic taken 2 hours back by a friend.
No surprise, with all the media hype being given to PHET people were really scared of the storm but what I couldn’t understand is why on earth did all the radio cab services chickened out, suspending their services to the city. And no the road conditions were not all too bad because I was able to get my old wracked Suzuki FX driven all the way from FB Area to the airport and back without any issues.
What I don’t understand is that how can a public service like Radio Cab which most commuters specially those going to the airport or coming from, complete depend upon can stop their services for no good reason ?
Cyclone Phet seems to start making its impact as its raining like hell in Karachi right now. I borrowed the title from GEO and they are right. Looks like Karachi is actually being lashed out heavily for last few hours now. Only in morning we shall see the extent of damanges. According to met officials, most parts ofcity will continue be lashed out by rain in torrents for some days encountering strong winds inflicted by thunderstorm. Lord keep all safe.