With at least 63 people killed and over 40 others injured in a bomb blast inside Quetta’s Civil Hospital on Monday, the nation has come together to mourn the tragic attack.
From social activist Hamza Ali Abbasi to Chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf, Imran Khan; celebrities, social activists, and journalists have taken to social media to express their grief.
Quetta bleeds, Heart weeps.— Maria Memon (@Maria_Memon) August 8, 2016
Extremely sad and inhuman act of terrorism in #Quetta where a blast at #CivilHospital left at least 53 people dead..— Fahad Mustafa (@fahadmustafa26) August 8, 2016
Terrorists continue to show nothing is sacred for them...mosques, churches, schools, hospitals and least of all human lives. #Quetta— Asad Umar (@Asad_Umar) August 8, 2016
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Just when you think there is some sense of stability or peace, disaster hits. It just won't stop. #Quetta— Hadiqa Kiani (@Hadiqa_Kiani) August 8, 2016
Condemnable cowardly terrorists strike Quetta targeting bar president then civil hospital. Even in war hospitals not delib targeted.— Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) August 8, 2016
#QuettaBlast #PrayForQuetta pic.twitter.com/WQR5UUncMI— Hamza Ali Abbasi (@iamhamzaabbasi) August 8, 2016
Innallahe wa inna ilayhe rajeoun #QuettaBlast— Feroze Khan (@ferozekhaan) August 8, 2016
Sometimes you do not even have words to explain your grief. My heart goes out to the victims and shaheeds of Quetta. #PrayForQuetta— Mohammad Irfan (@M_IrfanOfficial) August 8, 2016
Those who target hospitals & patients are cowards and enemy of humanity. #Quetta— Dr Tahir-ul-Qadri (@TahirulQadri) August 8, 2016
Pakistan bleeds yet again...you can break our hearts but you cant break our resolve. You can kill us but u can't kill our love for Pakistan.— Fakhr-e-Alam (@falamb3) August 8, 2016
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Rest in peace all those who had to pay the price of an appalling security lapse in #Quetta today https://t.co/SLZdIbxp1Z— M. Jibran Nasir 🇵🇸 (@MJibranNasir) August 8, 2016
Terrible news coming in from Quetta... May Allah have mercy on us...— Sharmila Sahibah faruqui S.I🇵🇰 (@sharmilafaruqi) August 8, 2016
Condemning the #QuettaBlast is not enough. Balochistan needs attention immediately. Where is #NAP?Govt's counterterror plan is in shambles— SenatorSherryRehman (@sherryrehman) August 8, 2016
Our counter terrorism strategy is a farce. As victim of terrorism myself the fact that the state has made a mockery of this issue disgust me— BilawalBhuttoZardari (@BBhuttoZardari) August 8, 2016
Its devastating&horrible what a shameful terrorism act in #Quetta.my heartfelt condolences sympathies r wid affected ppl of #QuettaBlast— Kamran Akmal (@KamiAkmal23) August 8, 2016
Even during wars hospitals & ambulances aren't attacked.My fav city bleeds again.Everyday we wake up to a much more dangerous world #Quetta— Mustafa Zahid (@Mustafology) August 8, 2016
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Sick and merciless to bomb a hospital, all thoughts with Quetta today— fatima bhutto (@fbhutto) August 8, 2016
It takes one with no heart or conscience to target a hospital. Have yet to witness one sacred place which terrorists may spare. #Quetta— Sana Bucha (@sanabucha) August 8, 2016
Lawyers, journalists, innocent civilians martyred brutally in Quetta blast, horrifying images, heart bleeds for our people. Allah Reham— Sharmila Sahibah faruqui S.I🇵🇰 (@sharmilafaruqi) August 8, 2016
Grieved on the loss of precious lives in #QuettaBlast including my friends Bilal Kasi and Baz Muhammad Kakar we need unity today— Hamid Mir حامد میر (@HamidMirPAK) August 8, 2016
Another sad day in Quetta. #QuettaBlast— Sanam Jung (@SanamJungPK) August 8, 2016
To the victims of the tragic blast: Rest in peace.
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