| GEO Pakistan|
| Target killing of MQM’s activists to destabilize Karachi: Sattar|
| Updated at: 0203 PST, Friday, June 05, 2009|
KARACHI: The Deputy Convener of MQM’s Coordination Committee and Federal Minister Dr. Farooq Sattar has termed the target killings of party’s activists as the conspiracy to destabilize Karachi.
The target killing is getting intensified in Karachi with the passage of the time as the military’s ongoing counterinsurgency operation in Swat and Malakand Division is ceasing to end.
To an emergency press conference here at Karachi press club, Farooq said the target killing, of the activists of political parties including MQM, has been intensified for last two days here challenging the writ of the government and it will result in instability of Karachi.
He appealed to the leadership of other political parties to express wisdom to counter this conspiracy instead of point fingers at one another as the country is undergoing murky situation.
“Our country cannot afford this issue being politicized by a political party in order to gain its own vested interests”, Farooq asserted maintaining, “Government must take notice of target killing, making every possible efforts to book culprits involved in this heinous crime”.
He said that Chief Minister Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah has assured MQM of taking concrete action against the terrorists having involvement in the offensive.
Kanwar Khalid Younus, Waseem Aftab, Sagheer Ahmed and Shoaib Bukhari were also attended the conference.