Sikander’s Last Stand

How Not to be Pakistani

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A couple of days ago the man named Sikander rolled up a couple of kilometers from the Parliament house with family and two machine guns and started indiscriminately firing in the air. He eventually settled down, and then the police force, rangers, anti-terrorist squad, and curious onlookers surrounded his car and put up roadblocks. The word on the street was they wanted to take him alive and not use lethal force. The country got comfy and sat down to watch. As we watched and waited, we assumed that the police had a game plan which they would carry out any minute now. We waited for 5 hours.

After 5 hours, a tubby politician entered the stage and lunged at Sikander in one of the worst disarming attempts ever caught on camera. It would have been funny had it not been so incredibly reckless. Sikander was eventually taken down, shot in…

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