MULTAN/SARGODHA/HAFIZABAD - The activists of Majlis Wahdat Muslimeen, Azadi Alqudus Committee and Imamia Students Organization marked Friday as Youmul Quds as they brought out a rally and staged a demo at Ghanta Ghar Chowk. The rally started from Shah Gardez and ended at the Chowk where the participants of the rally carried out non-stop sloganeering against USA, Israel, UNO and Britain. Holding placards and banners, the protesters shouted slogans like: “Down With USA; Down With Israel; Death be upon Israel; Death be upon USA etc.” They also burnt American and Israeli flags.

The speakers held USA responsible for illegal Israeli occupation of Baitul Muqaddus, saying Arab leaders played the role of American agents on this issue. They added that Hizb Ullah and Hammas waged jihad against Israel to get the holy land liberated.

The speakers expressed serious concern over killings of Shias in Gilgit, Quetta and other areas of the country, saying the recent incident would not have taken place, if the criminals involved in Chilas tragedy had been punished. They asked the government to immediately arrest and punish criminals involved in killings of Shias.

In SARGODHA,a number of rallies were taken out here in various parts of district to mark Youmul Quds and condemned Israeli brutalities against Palestinian Muslims. On the occasion the police put in place tight security measures to avert any untoward incident.

As per detail, nine rallies were taken out from various points of the district on Youmul Quds which is observed on last Friday of Ramazan. The main rallies of the day were taken out from imambargah Qasarul Qaim after Jumma prayers. The participants of these rallies condemned Israeli brutalities against Muslims.

Elaborated security measures were adopted by district police to avert any untoward incident while police personnel were also deployed at the routes of these rallies. SSP Muhammad Rizwan inspected the security measures.

In HAFIZABAD, Youmul Quds was observed by taking out a rally in the city from Markazi Imambargah. The participants flayed the killings of innocent Muslims in Mansehra.

Led by district president Hussaini Alliance Syed Hussain Ali Shah, General Secretary Malik Intikhab Haider Awan, Liaqat Zawar Khanno, Baba Ghulam Abbas, they paraded the main thoroughfares. The participants carrying placards were raising slogans against the US and Zionist imperialists. They called upon the government to stop the killing of Muslims.

Addressing the rally, Hussaini Alliance president Syed Hussain Ali Shah strongly condemned the US and Israel for what he called conspiracies to create hatred among Muslims to achieve nefarious motives.