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Pakistani President Suspends Constitution, Locals Worried

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Chicago’s Pakistani community is weighing in on President General Pervez Musharraf’s suspension of Pakistan’s constitution. Mehboob Khan was born in Pakistan and owns a small grocery store in Chicago’s northern Edgewater neighborhood. He says he’s worried about relatives who still live in the country.

KHAN: They don’t know what to do...I mean they don’t know what is happening there. They are calling me here and asking me what is happening here because they blocked everything.

Musharraf made a declaration of emergency rule on Saturday. The American Muslim Council, based here in Chicago, is asking the United Nations to step in.

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