Slain ex-MQM leader Ali Raza Abidi laid to rest in Karachi


 Slain politician and former Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan lawmaker Ali Raza Abidi was laid to rest in Karachi on Wednesday.

Abidi was shot multiple times outside his residence in Khayaban-e-Ghazi neighbourhood of DHA on Tuesday night by unknown assailants, who fled from the scene. He was shifted to PNS Shifa Hospital in critical condition where he succumbed to his wounds.

His funeral prayers were offered after Zuhr at Imam Bargah Yasrab in DHA today.

Allama Hasan Zafar Naqvi led the funeral prayers of the slain political leader. Farooq Sattar, Syed Sardar Ahmed, Salman Baloch, Deputy Mayor Arshad Vohra were among the prominent politicians who joined in the prayers. Sindh Governor Imran Ismail and Federal Minister for Maritime Affairs Ali Zaidi were also present.