KARACHI – The Muttahida Qaumi Movement on Saturday observed the 5th anniversary of the May-12 tragedy, commemorating the several innocent people martyred in the mayhem in the year 2007. Special ceremonies were held at provincial, district and tehsil offices of the party to offer fateha for the souls of the people killed in the deadly day of violence. The main congregation was held at Lal Qila ground in Azizabad area near Nine-Zero, the MQM’s headquarters. Also present at the gathering were deputy conveners of the party’s Coordination Committee Anis Ahmed Qaimkhani, Senator Nasrin Jalil, its members Syed Shoaib Ahmed Bukhari, Kunwar Khalid Yunus, Shahid Latif, Jawed Kazmi, Wasay Jalil and Gulfaraz Khan Khattak, besides elected representatives from the MQM, a large number of workers, office-bearers of its various wings and sympathisers. Rich tributes were paid to all the martyrs, while prayers and fateha were offered for the 14 MQM workers who laid down their lives in the tragedy. Besides, the party leaders and workers also prayed for the long life and good health of their chief Altaf Hussain.Similar gatherings were also held in Hyderabad, Mirpurkhas, Sukkur, Nawabshah, Sanghar, Tando Allahyar, Ghotki, Umerkot, Jamshoro, Thatta, Naushahro Feroze, Badin, Larkana, Khairpur, Shikarpur, Dadu, Qambar-Shahdadkot, Kashmore, Jacobabad, Lahore, Rawalpindi, Multan, Gujranwala, Azad Kashmir, Rawalakot, Mirpur, Muzaffarabad, Bagh, Abbottabad, Haripur and Gilgit-Baltistan. Local workers and office-bearers attended these special ceremonies.Aptitude test for PhD Law today: Aptitude test for admissions to PhD (Law) will be conducted on Sunday (today) at Karachi Unioversity’s Arts Auditorium. Candidates are directed to reach the venue by 9:00am with their admit cards and original CNICs.