KARACHI: PPP is to launch a power show in Karachi’s Bagh-e-Jinnah today (Sunday) to commemorate those killed in the 2007 massacre during the twin’s terror attack in the Karsaz area. PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and other senior party leaders will address the rally, which was due to start at 4 p.m, according to PPP chapter president Sindh Nisar Khuhro. Murtaza Wahab shared a photo of the arrangements made in the area.
Bilawal Bhutto will address the nation.
The PPP news cell, Bilawal, will address the nation as we mourn the 14-year-old attacks. The report said the meeting would begin at 4:30 p.m. It said “important announcements” would be made by the PPP chairperson. The PPP rally is being held the day before the celebration (October 18) with a view day before the 12th of Rabbi ul Awal, which will coincide with the day.
Explosions took place on Karsaz.
The PPP recalled that in 2007, after Benazir Bhutto arrived in Karachi, the Karsaz twins exploded, killing 177 party workers and injuring more than 630.” The PPP is following in the footsteps of all those who sacrificed their lives for the sake of the nation and democracy,” the statement quoted Bilawal as saying. Bilawal was also quoted as saying that he was “driving others” to pay tribute and promised that the jiyalas (faithful) group would breathe a sigh of relief after “finishing this puppet game” in the country.
Tight security arrangements.
Tight security arrangements have been made on occasion to avoid any untoward incidents. Four thousand one hundred eleven police officers and personnel have been deployed in and around Bagh-e-Jinnah to ensure the complete security of party leaders and the public. Apart from this, 102 women police officers have also been deployed at the meeting place. 31 Superintendent of Police (SP) and Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) will monitor the security situation at the venue.
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