Citizens' violent protest against long load shedding
Posted on 11 months ago
MULTAN: Infuriated by hour's long and unannounced power outages, tens of hundreds of citizens staged violent protest demonstrations against load-shedding in various parts of the Souther Punjab. Two people were killed and 23 injured when Guards of Two PPP leaders Begum Beelam Hasnain, MNA, And Riaz Fatina MNA opened fires at the protestors.
Sub Divisional Police Officer Kamalia Akbar Khan Niazi told," I am not confirmed about the number casualties in firing on the protestors however it is in my knowledge that one protestor was killed and another eight injured when the guards of Riaz Fatiana, MNA opened fires on the violent mob of protestors, Similarly Guards of PPP, MNA Begum Beelam Hasnain President of PPP opened fire on the violent protests who had beseiged her home resultantly 15 persons injured they were hospitalized.
Hospital authorities told that one person was killed and 23 injured, 14 of them were releived after medical aid.
DSP Akbar Khan said that People were protesting against the 20 to 22 hours long duration load shedding. He declined to comment whether Punjab Government or Muslim League was instigating the general public.
On Monday, A 12 year old boy was killed when the guards of Ahmed Yar Haraj Special Assistant to the Prime Minister opened fire at the protestors in Khanewal city more than a dozen people sustained injuries.
In Kamalia protestors burnt three mobile vans and a jeep of DSP Akbar Khan. He saved his life by jumping from the vehicle.
He lost his mobile phone also. Another protestor was killed and four other injured in Zafarwal where violent mob of powerless protestors attacked the residence of Tariq Anees MNA restored to tear gas shelling.
Seminar on Female secondary education held: Organization for Rural Development (ORD) Malakand with Society Participative Organizations (SPO) Collaboration, have arranged a seminar of the Female secondary education here at Heroshah, the far flung area of Malakand.
A large number of Females belonging to various walks of life attended the Seminar, vice president ORD Meyan Mukamil shah, Dr. Dukhtar Sabar Sadiq and other stressed upon the society members to lay their due role in Female education, so that the Community could achieve the overall social development.
At the last Female position holders students of secondary School certificate and Intermediate examinations awarded by the ORD, while books and clothes distributed among Female students to encourage their education.
PML-N youth wing celebrate disqualification of PM: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz and its youth wing celebrated the disqualification of Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani and organised a big rally from Chowk Kumharanwala to Prime Minister's residence in Multan.
More than 500 activists including 100 motor cyclists,dozens of vans and cars etc joined the rally led by Hamza Shahid Lodhi.
They distributed sweetmeat at High court chowk and shouted slogans in favour of judiciary, Chief Justice of Pakistan and against the PPP leadership. Hamza Shahid Lodhi said," Gilani and his team had deprived the nation of electricity, natural gas, dignity, prestige, jobs and their feed and put the 190 million people in trouble.
Wajid Shaukat District President of Muslim league youth wing said that Judiciary had saved the country from the plunderers. Hundreds of Muslim leaguers came out on the roads after the announcement of the judgement and used crackers and fireworks to express their happiness.
Pakistan Muslim League-N District President Bilal Butt advocate and other office bearers distributed sweetmeat at MDA chowk and staged a demonstration to express their joy on the disqualification of Yousaf Raza Gilani.
They described it departure of gilani as an end of era of darkness. When contacted the PPP leaders Senator Malik Salahuddin Dogar, Jamshed Dasti MNA said," we were expecting the same, we did not receive any call for protest rallies from the party leadership," they said that they would be in the streets as soon as the call was given by the central committee.
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