MQM chief appeals support for migrating Kutchi community

KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement MQM Chief Altaf Hussain on Thursday condemned attacks on Kutchi community from armed groups in Lyari and directed party activists to provide every support to the refugees who migrated to different parts of Sindh due to the lawlessness in the area.

In a statement issued on Thursday, the MQM chief appealed well-off personalities of Thatta, Badin, Malir and Baldia Town to provide assistance to the migrated families in the holy month of Ramazan.

It is pertinent to mention here that at least 30,000 people from Soomra, Hingora, Rahimoon, Sanghar, Udheja, Mandra and Bhatti communities have moved from Old and New Kalri, Agra Colony, Bihar colony, Alfalah Road and Hangorabad areas of Lyari. The affected people are saying that they were targeted by rival ethnic elements and their houses and shops were being looted so they have decided to move.