Shutter-down strike in Quetta against sectarian violence

Strike was called by Hazara Democratic Party against killing in Quetta which left 11 people dead.


Express July 31, 2011

A shutter-down strike was observed across Balochistan on Sunday in protest against the firing in Quetta which claimed 11 lives on Saturday, Express 24/7 reported.

The strike was called by the Hazara Democratic Party, which is supported by Aithade Tajeeran-e- Balochistan.

All business centers remained closed in various parts of Quetta and strict security arrangements were also put in place to prevent any untoward incident.

Meanwhile, the members of Hazara Democratic Party demonstrated and burnt tires at Mazan Chowk.

Police also arrested ten people for forcing shutter-down in various areas.

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