Tuesday, January 12, 2010
Surgical actions, not operation, carried out in Lyari: Malik
KARACHI: Federal Interior Minister Rehman Malik said Tuesday that surgical actions, not operation, was carried out in Lyari on reports of unrest.
He was speaking to media after attending the meeting of Lyari-based MNAs and MPAs with President Asif Ali Zardari here on Tuesday.
If any unrest was reported in Lyari, talks would be held with the local officer bearer for the solution, he said.
PPP’s MNA Qadir Patel said that President Zardari has given order for stopping the operation and withdrawal of rangers from Lyari.
Patel said that operation would be taken against all criminal elements present in the city without any discrimination.
“Lyari is the fort of PPP and peaceful people and it will last forever,” said the MNA.