Mourning day observed in Larkana

Larkana: Like other parts of Sindh province, a complete shutter down strike was also observed in Ratodero, Naundero, Larkana and other adjoining areas and villages on Saturday to mourn the martyrs of Shikarpur tragedy.

Protestors blocked main Sukkur-Larkana Highway at Mahotta and Chooharpur villages. They burnt tyres & bushes and chanted slogans against the banned outfits and the Sindh government.

Due to strike all shops, business centers, bazaars, petrol pumps and shopping centers remained closed in these areas due to which commuters felt great hardships.

They demanded foolproof security measures to all the vulnerable points so that such incidents do not occur in future.

Meanwhile, in Naundero, protestors took out a large rally, burnt tyres and chanted slogans near municipal & Khooni roundabouts where they also staged sit-in which was participated by Mumtaz Sethar, Roshan Ansari, Barkat Jaffery, Ashiq Mangi and so many others. Local JUI-Fazal (JUI-F) and PPP leaders of Naundero including Khalid Memon, Sikander Katper strongly condemned the incident.

In Larkana, protestors blocked main thoroughfares & roundabouts at various places including Empire Road, Lahori Muhalla, Airport Road, Jinnah Bagh and Gajanpur roundabouts due to which everything came to standstill including transport.

The protesters said that terrorists are roaming freely without any proper check by the government organizations due to which common men are suffering the agonies for no fault of theirs and the Sindh government has completely failed to protect their lives.

Meanwhile, three more injured died at Chandka Medical College Hospital here which include Aqeel Channa, Abid Soomro and Abdul Majeed Jalbani. Two injured Ali Dino Siyal and Nizamuddin Bhutto were discharged after treatment and three other admitted in CMCH but the fourth injured Kashif Mangi was shifted to Karachi. The admitted persons include Ali Hassan Luhar, Salman Khakhrani and 6-year boy Ali Raza son of Kashif Mangi. Khakhrani has been admitted in Surgical Ward and other two in Orthopedics Surgery Ward.

Duty doctors told PPI that condition of all are stable.

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