Senior MQM Leader and former Member of Sindh Assembly Liaquat Qureshi was murdered in cold blood in Karachi today Friday 29th of April 2011. According to details, around 12.15 am (midnight) PST, he was ambushed by armed assailants who opened fire while he was driving his car. Mr Liaquat Qureshi was a senior leader of the MQM and a very committed and dedicated worker of the MQM.
He was very close to MQM Founder & Leader Mr Altaf Hussain and will always be remembered for his services particularly during the testing times when the MQM was being oppressed after the 19 June 1992 State Operation. His funeral will be held tomorrow after Namaz-e-Zuhr at the Jinnah Ground at Nine Zero, Karachi and he will be buried in the Shuhuda Graveyard in Yasinabad, Azizabad, Federal B Area.