Friday, March 13, 2009

Long march blocked

MANSOOR KHAN, Shafi Baloch, Bari Baloch, Asif Chaudhry and Shahid Rao KARACHI/QUETTA/LAHORE/ISLAMABAD - Police Thursday blocked the long march mounted by hundreds of lawyers and political activists from leaving Karachi and detained more than 200 people. The police barred the lawyers and political ...

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