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MQM warns PML-N govt of anti-target killing protests.

KARACHI -- Following assassination of its officebearer in Sialkot, the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) has warned PMLN government of protests against target killing.

Bao Muhammed Anwar, Vice President of district Sialkot, was shot down by unknown assailants in the city. Police said the miscreants targeted him outside his restaurant in Shahabpura Road area on Wednesday morning.

"The Nawaz government should get ready to face protests against targetkilling. Either we will die or end the government," MQM Rabita Committee (coordination committee) said in a statement following a condolence meeting.

The committee, in the statement, advised people to stock edible items in the wake of possible shutdown.

Meanwhile MQM Chief Altaf Hussain has instructed his workers to gather at the party's respective headquarters in Karachi and Hyderabad to peacefully protest against the killing of MQM's Sialkot chapter's Vice President Bao Mohammad Anwar.

Altaf Hussain, speaking to a private news channel said that the party workers should take out peaceful processions to protest against the killing of Bao Mohammad Anwar.

The MQM Chief said that he trusted his workers before and still trusts them today. He prayed to Allah to grant patience to the family of the deceased to bear the loss. Altaf Hussain thanked Chief Minister of Punjab Shahbaz Sharif for taking notice of his activist's killing. CM Punjab Shahbaz Sharif has taken notice of the killing incident and ordered the authorities to arrest the culprits immediately.

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Publication:The Frontier Star (Northwest Frontier Province, Pakistan)
Date:Dec 11, 2014
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