National day of mourning being observed over Karachi incident


KARACHI: A national day of mourning is being observed today (Thursday) over Safoora Chowrangi massacre in Karachi that left 45 of minority Ismaili community dead, NewsOne reported.


Business activates remained closed in most parts of the city, with thin public traffic on roads, as education institutions, including University of Karachi and Federal Urdu University, postponed papers scheduled for today.

According to correspondents, businesses also remained closed in others cities of Sindh, including Hyderabad, Mirpurkhas, Sukkur and Nawabshah. The trade organizations across Sindh have already called for cessation of all commercial activities.

Pakistan’s national flag will fly at half mast today as the grieving nation mourns Safoora carnage to express solidarity with the victims.

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