Ratodero, Sind: Different towns of district including Naudero, Ratodero and Larkana remained closed on Tuesday to mourn the death of Syed Hajan Shah, the caretaker of a shrine who was injured in bomb blast a few days back and was admitted at a private hospital in Karachi.
Life in all these major towns of the district came to standstill since morning as all bazaars and markets including Shahi Bazaar, Resham Gali, Bunder Road, Royal Road, fish & vegetable markets were closed. Even the fruit & vegetable vendors closed their business. People took part in protests & held demonstrations demanding arrest of those involved in the blast that took place in Shikarpur near the shrine of Syed Ghulam Shah.
Transport also remained off the roads due to which roads gave a Desert look. Due to non-availability of transport attendance in all the offices also was seen very less. Schools and colleges were also closed but the government staff remained on duty as students did not come due to protests. Tyres were burnt on all major roundabouts including at
Jinnah Bagh in Larkana, Allahwala in Naudero and bus stand in Ratodero due to which all roads remained blocked causing hardships especially for the patients who wanted to go to hospitals for getting treatment. The protesters also blocked main entry points in Larkana, Naudero & Ratodero and all the people going in or coming out of these areas remained stuck up for hours. Around noon all business centers were opened.