Archive for the ‘Karachi May-Day’ Category

Karachi Closed

Monday 14 May 2007

City roads deserted only a few taxis and rickshaws on street. Areas towards National and Super highway a bit unstable and a few armed gangs seen near Sohrab Goth. No violence reported as yet.

Karachi Chaos Pictures

Monday 14 May 2007

Chaos of May 12th 2007

Photo Taken From Karachi MetBlog 

KARACHI – May 11: Paramilitary personnel stand guard near the Quaid-i-Azam International Airport on Friday.—AFP

KARACHI – May 13: Some of the shops set on fire on the second day of violence in the city.—AFP

KARACHI – May 13: The father of a man killed in a Saturday gun battle mourns the death of his son with his grandsons on Sunday.—AP

KARACHI – May 13: Paramilitary soldiers arrive at a market after angry mobs set ablaze shops near Water Pump intersection on Sunday.—Online

The battleground: Sharea Faisal.—AFP

KARACHI – May 12: A policeman passes by burning vehicles during clashes between government and oppositions supporters.—AFP

KARACHI – May 12: The Sindh High Court, the venue of Saturday’s lawyers’ gathering, looks deserted. Chief Justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry was scheduled to address the bar.—Photo by Fahim Siddiqui

KARACHI – May 12: Some people injured by gunfire lie along the kerb on the Sharea Faisal flyover.—Faysal Mujeeb

KARACHI – May 12: Violent activists destroy cars and public transport on Saturday. — AP

KARACHI – May 12: A stranded passenger takes a nap at the airport’s lounge on Saturday. — Dawn

ISLAMABAD – May 12: Muttahida Majlis-i-Amal and its student wing activists burn poster of President Musharraf in Blue Area in Islamabad on Saturday protesting the Karachi violence.—Dawn

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Karachi Update

Monday 14 May 2007

Strike in effect in Karachi. Factories in Korangi and Site reported forcefully closed by political workers. Roads very quite. Shara-e-Faisal and areas around Mohd Ali Deserted with only a few cars on the road.

Area Update Mohd Ali

Sunday 13 May 2007

Went out just now. Mohd Ali and Dohraji both open. All grocery stores are open and well. Express way and kala-pull also ok. Not much traffic but otherwise everything is fine. Good time to stock up for tomorrow. We need more reporters. Please sign up and post your own observations.

Mohd Ali and Dohraji

Sunday 13 May 2007

A few shops are open at the moment. Dohra-ji and Mohd Ali Society was open till 12:30 PM don’t know after that. Shara-e-Faisal was also ok in the morning but predictions about city conditions after namaz-e-janaza at 1:30 PM aprox are doubtful. After yesterday’s mayhem, it seems almost nice.

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Sunday 13 May 2007

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