2 workers try self-immolation in front of KESC office

Karachi: Two workers tried to commit self-immolation in front of the head office of KESC in protest to the sacking of workers here on Friday, however, other protesters save them from burning and rushed them to hospital. Earlier, hundreds of workers gathered before the head office of KESC in Gizri on the call of KESC Mazdoor Ittehad. They raised slogan against sacking of workers and putting a large number of other workers in the surplus pool. Heavy contingents of law enforcers were present to cope with any untoward situation. Later, after talks the workers announced to end their protest. ppi
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