Lyariites stage protest against water shortage

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KARACHI: Lyariites took to the streets on Wednesday to block Mauripur road over water shortage that has hit the city for several days now.

Scores of residents took to the streets carrying placards. A traffic jam was caused as a result on Mauripur Road, West Wharf and surrounding areas.

Women and children also partook in the protest. Angry residents chanted slogans against the Karachi Water and Sewerage Board (KWSB).

“We are facing water shortage since the past six months now,” said one protester. “We have registered complaints with the water board but no one has taken notice,” he said.

Protesters said that they would continue to stage protests untilm and unless their problems were solved.