Karachi, December 17: Two groups within the Mutahida Qaumi Movement, comprising of youth from Gilgit – Baltistan, fiercely fought each other in the streets of Aysha Manzil, Karachi.
The feuding groups used stones, sticks, iron bars, chairs and chains of motorcycle in the worst infighting involving MQM groups. Dozens of the fighters, mostly students studying at different colleges and universities, were left with bleeding heads, fractures limbs in the street fighting.
“I have never seen such a fierce fight for years”, said a resident of the locality who watched the feuding groups from his flat’s window.
“The whole area looked like a battle field and all you could see were stones, sticks and iron bars”, the horrified resident further said.
According to neutral students the infighting between these two MQM youth groups, comprising of students from different parts of Gilgit – Baltistan, has become a routine in the area. Some GB students also complained that they are facing serious problems in renting flats in the area because of the notoriety brought by the feuding groups.
The students demanded of the MQM leaders, specially Salahuddin Gilgiti and Raja Azam Shigri, to discipline their activists and not create troubles for the peace loving majority of Karachi based people of Gilgit – Baltistan.