Monday , June 1 2020

five injured and One dead, in attack on ARY News Karachi office

ARY News office attack

KARACHI(Web Desk) :According to source Violent protesters attacked on pakistani famous channel ARY News office in the Saddar area on Monday in Karachi, killing one person and and so many injuring in this attack.

Emergency Head Seemin Jamali  at Jinnah Post Graduate Medical Centre (JPMC) said, At least one person was brought dead to Jinnah Post-Graduate Medical Centre while several others were injured.” Dr Jamali identified the deceased as Arif Saeed.

The Famous News Channel ARY NEWS office is located in a busy part of the Karachi  above the Famous Zainab Market. Traffic came to a standstill due to protests and all roads including  leading towards Sindh Governor House  were sealed. Massive traffic jams caused a slowdown on connecting roads including I.I. Chundrigar Road and Club Road.


Local Channel has alleged that the all protesters are belong to Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM). The local TV channel reported that the protesters entered the ARY building and attacked the ARY NEWS team.

According to the media, Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain in his speech earlier today told to members to storm the offices of TV channels.

Senior ARY TV anchor Kashif ali Abbasi said, “protesters are Muttahida peoples. Altaf Hussain ordered them to do it and within 15 minutes all this happened.”

Police confirmed that “Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) workers pelted stones at police officials and the ARY office and others media reporters, adding that protesters  also resorted to aerial firing outside the TV Channel office.

A Samaa DSNG van was also attacked. Additionally, a police van and motorcycle of a traffic police official were reportedly set on fire in this attack.

Eyewitnesses at the Karachi Press Club said Rangers men with their faces covered ransacked the MQM camp in the area and arrested workers of the political party.

MQM Leade and member of national assembly  Syed Ali Raza Abidi tweeted, MQM has been protesting since past 3 years non-violently. Regretfully masked men pre-present at Fawara Chawk created these deplorable scenes.”

in his Second Tweet Syed Ali Raza Abidi said ” PTI, PMLN, PPP etc have reacted violently when protesting. They’ve attacked LEA’s n media persons as well. Today’s incident is condemnable.

Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM)  leader Wasay Jalil Said that our party members were protesting peacefully at ARY TV office against biased media coverage when suddenly Sindh police started firing on peaceful protestors and MQM members,

Police resorted to shelling to disperse the angry mob and fired rubber bullets, injuring the protestors,

Chairman of Pak Sarzameen Party’s  Mustafa Kamal, during his press conference said “whatever we had been saying has been proven right”.

“The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief has been creating a law and order situation in the metropolis by taking funding from Indian agency RAW,”Mustafa Kamal claimed.

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