Water supply restored to Islamabad flats earthquake victims after J Salik self hanged for 7 hours
29 Oct 2005
Islamabad: Temporarily housed in G-6/2 flats an injured died but there was no water for "Ghusal" of the dead. As water for Ghusal of the dead body could not be provided for long 3 hours. Former federal minister J.Salik in emotions kept himself hanging on 10 feet high Dove for seven hours. In order to divert attention of the Administration towards these pitiable victims of earthquake. J.Salik remained tied quiet on the Dove for seven hours till Iftar. In this struggle, J.Salik fetched water for the displaced persons.
Water supply has been disconnected because For the last few days administration has disconnected the electricity that was being provided by private transformers of Bahria Town. J.Salik in order to establish solidarity with these grieved families has fixed his own Tent with them and struggling for providing them basic facilities at the risk of his own life.
According to J.Salik relatives of victims are under treatment in different hospitals. These miserable people have already buried their dear ones with their own hands not long ago. He said that adding to their injuries is a cruelty.