Karachi's fire stations up and running as strike called off.


KARACHI -- Karachi's fire stations are open for business now after the firefighters called off their strike after successful negotiations with Mayor Wasim Akhtar Friday night. They staged a protest and claimed that they don't get their salaries on time and aren't being paid a fire risk allowance either. On Friday, a fire had erupted at a building in Awami Markaz and the firefighters reached the site after a deliberate delay. This led to people criticising the fire department and the city government.

Following this, Mayor Akhtar met the employees of the fire department. He assured them that their demands...

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