PPP and Fixit workers clashed at Karachi’s Teen Talwar
Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) and FixIt workers clashed at Karachi’s Teen Talwar today (Sunday).
A protest was called by the FixIt workers outside Local Government Minister Saeed Ghani’s office at Teen Talwar. PPP workers gathered ahead of time and both groups clashed.
The PPP workers had sticks in hand. Despite FixIt head and MNA Alamgir Khan’s claims, no weapons were seen in their hands.
The police had to intervene in the fight and some were also injured. The situation was brought under control after multiple arrests were made.
Khan said FixIt campaigners were staging a demonstration against water and sewerage issues.
He alleged that the ones involved in violence were PPP supporters. “They were also the ones clashing with the police.”
Sindh Minister for Local Bodies Saeed Ghani rebuked FixIt campaigners, saying that “there are ways to record protest”.
“They drew pictures on manhole covers, they stage cheap protests,” the minister complained.