Job cuts in Karachi trigger protests | News | Al Jazeera

Job cuts in Karachi trigger protests

Pakistan's oldest electricity company is in turmoil as ongoing labour dispute results in mass protests and strikes.

    Two former workers at Pakistan's largest electricity company have set themselves on fire after losing their jobs.
     
    Thousands of staff have been laid off since the government sold the Karachi Electric Supply Company.
     
    Al Jazeera's Imtiaz Tyab reports what provoked the storm of protests.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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