Huge traffic jam experienced in Karachi’s Shahrae Faisal and its adjoining areas on Thursday. The traffic halt was due to protest over delay in approval of new water connections.
The traffic has been blocked from Karsaz to Awami Markaz . Airport route is temporarily closed too. Most of the incoming traffic fro airport is re-routed to Shah Faisal colony.
Due to immense traffic block the alternate routes were found crowded too. Only two track of the main Shahra E faisal are opened for the normal traffic flow.
Association builders and developers staged the traffic against sewage board for not approving new water connections in the city.
Around 2,000 people were protesting from past two hours. MQM -P leader Farooq Sattar and PTI’s Almagir was also seen among the protestants.