Hussain who is currently in self-exile in London, had been addressing a gathering of MQM workers in Karachi who were on a hunger strike due to an unjust arrest of MQM workers in the city.
In his speech, Hussain vent out his anger and called Pakistan a headache for the entire world.
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He then asked the MQM workers whether they “moving” to the offices of ARY and Samaa news channels. Soon after, suspected MQM workers attacked the ARY office, triggering clashes between a mob and police that left one person dead and several more wounded.
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However, later Hussain apologised to Pakistan Army chief Gen Raheel Sharif and Pakistan Rangers chief Maj Gen Bilal Akber for his speech.
“Being a Pakistani, I assure the Pakistani people, establishment, army, ISI, all higher authorities and leaders that I will never use such words again,” he said.
The MQM has accused the army of using an anti-terror drive to crack down on its workers.