Three killed by militants in DI Khan

Published: August 8, 2018
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Shia dominated areas in the district were the primary targets of the latest wave of sectarian violence.


PHOTO:FILE

Shia dominated areas in the district were the primary targets of the latest wave of sectarian violence. PHOTO:FILE

DI KHAN: At least three people were killed in a series of suspected sectarian attacks by militants across DI Khan on Wednesday.

An official of the Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) confirmed to The Express Tribune that the first incident took place near a mosque at Choudhana square.

National policy aims to end religious terrorism

The second and third attacks took place simultaneously in the jurisdiction of Parawo police station. Haider Ali, a resident Mahra Adda area was killed during the attack, while a youth named Hifatullah was taken to the hospital following the attack, where he succumbed to his injuries.

‘A martyr for every family’

Protesting the latest wave of attacks, angry residents blocked the Indus Highway by placing the bodies of their relatives on the main thoroughfare.

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