The rally for the “love and sanctity of Sindh Dharti” began with a lot of fanfare from Lyari’s Aath Chowk on Tuesday, but ended on a bloody note by the time it reached the Karachi Press Club.
As soon as the rally reached Paan Mandi near Denso Hall, intense firing started in the area, instantly killing seven people. Within minutes, the unrest spread to other areas of Lea Market as well, in which further deaths and injuries were reported. Till the filing of this report, 12 people were killed and 30 injured in the violence.
He was neither a terrorist nor a criminal, he was a qualified engineer and a political activist working for the rights of people living in Sindh.
KARACHI: The Jeay Sindh Muttahida Mahaz’s (JSMM) Muzaffar Bhutto, who went missing on February 24, 2011, was found dead near Hyderabad on Tuesday 22 May 2012.
The 42-year-old’s bullet-riddled body, also bearing torture marks, was found at the roadside near Hatri and was taken to Civil Hospital, Hyderabad.
In reaction to his murder, aerial firing was reported in parts of Sindh and vehicles were set on fire. The party announced ten days of mourning and a strike to be held across the province today.