Posts tagged as: massacre

Hazara Town massacre: Agencies warned govt of attack, SC told

ISLAMABAD:  Intelligence agencies had warned law enforcers of a possible second attack on the Hazara community in Quetta, the Supreme Court has been informed. A three-judge bench was hearing on Wednesday a suo motu case on the devastating February 16 attack, which killed at least 89 people. The judges expressed satisfaction with reports from the […]

Hazara massacre: Protesters continue sit-in for second day

ISLAMABAD:  Sit-in against the Quetta carnage continued on the second consecutive day as protesters blocked major routes including Islamabad Highway, Zero Point and Benazir Bhutto Road, forcing many commuters to regret they had ventured out of their homes. Sit-in by activists of Majlis-e-Wahdatul Muslimeen and Milli Yakjehti Council created a traffic jam on Benazir Bhutto […]

Quetta massacre: Hazaras agree to bury dead

QUETTA:  Scores of coffins that have stood in neat rows, most with pictures of the victims of the Hazara Town carnage, in Quetta since Sunday will finally reach their final destination on Wednesday (today).  In the late hours of Tuesday, Shia leaders and grieving relatives finally agreed to bury the dead after hours of intense […]

Hazara massacre: ‘Protests to continue until all bodies are buried’

LAHORE:  Protestors at the sit-in in front of the Governor’s House on Tuesday continued to demand action against those responsible for the killing of Hazaras in Quetta. The sit-in was joined by people who kept arriving in groups. Demonstrations were held at Imamia Colony, in front of Lahore Press Club, at Chungi Amer Sidhu and […]

MQM tables adjournment motion on Quetta massacre in senate

MQM lawmaker Syed Tahir Hussain Mashhadi on…Read more Quetta News Sources

Hazaras massacre: Massive traffic gridlock in twin cities as protesters block roads

ISLAMABAD:  Residents of the twin cities were stuck on Monday in a gridlock on major arteries for hours after protesters staged a sit-on two of the busiest arteries for all kinds of traffic to protest the massacre of Hazara Shias in Quetta. Thousands of vehicles remained stuck on Benazir Bhutto Road (formerly known as Murree […]

Quetta massacre leads to protests in Karachi

Karachi came to a standstill today as several…Read more Quetta News Sources

Pakistan sacks Baluchistan government after massacre

Following the Quetta blasts, protesters all over the country demanded the government impose a state of emergency, forcing the ruling party to act. Photograph: Mani … Quetta News Sources -2

MQM’s call for mourning over Shias massacre

KARACHI: The city remained completely shut on Sunday on the call given by the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) to observe a mourning day against the killings of over hundred people belonging to Shia community in a bomb blast on Alamdar road, Quetta.According to details, the city wore a deserted look, as all markets, shopping centres […]

Turbat massacre: Amidst swoop on traffickers, top official suspended

QUETTA:  Authorities in Balochistan have suspended the top administrator a day after the grisly murder of 18 would-be migrants by gunmen in Turbat district by gunmen from a little-known Baloch insurgent group. The deputy commissioner of Kech district, Aslam Tareen, has been suspended and replaced with Fateh Mohammad Bangar, the additional commissioner of Naseerabad district, […]

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