Strike in Balochistan over Karachi target killings

QUETTA: A shutter down and wheel jam strike was being observed in a number of districts in Balochistan on Friday against the target killings of Baloch people in Karachi. The strike call had been given by the Baloch National Front.

According to reports reaching from different parts of the province, the strike was being observed in the Mastung, Noshki, Kharan, Panjgur, Gwadar, Turbat, Kalat, Awaran, Sibi and Quetta districts.

All the main bazaars and markets were closed while roads also wore a deserted look in these districts.

Law enforcement agencies took strict security measures for the occasion. No untoward incident was so far reported from any of these districts except the one in Quetta in which unknown persons pelted stones on vehicles and torched two of them on Brewery Road. — DawnNews

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