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Metro Bus services suspended in Lahore

LAHORE: Metro Bus service has been suspended in Lahore as the protesters blocked the several metro stations after the death of Mumtaz Qadri, TheNewsTribe.com reported.

After the rallies in Lahore, Metro Bus authorities completely shut down the operation Lahore city. Protesters blocked the several Metro stations.

Not only in Lahore, religious organisations started the protest in different parts of country and chanted slogans against the government lead by Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N).

Protesters burned buses in Rawalpindi and blocked the roads. Private schools in Rawalpindi closed the schools due to security problems.

Different roads in Islamabad also blocked due to the protest by religious organisations.

Execution Mumtaz Qadri jolted the social media but electronic media ignored the news of Qadri’s death. On the other hand, Pakistani media is giving maximum time to Oscar winner Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy.

Senior police official Sajjid Gondal said told that Mumtaz Qandri, who shot Salman Taseer 28 times, was hanged to death earlier on Monday.

“I can confirm that Qadri was hanged in Adialia jail early Monday morning,” senior local police official Sajjid Gondal told AFP.

Salman Taseer was killed in Kohsar’s Market back in January 4, 2011. Mumtaz Qadri said that he killed Taseer over what he called the politician’s vocal opposition to blasphemy laws of the country.