Attack on Hazaras: Politicians demand state protect Shia community

Imran Khan and Altaf Hussain condemn attack, urge prosecution of target killers.

Express October 04, 2011

Politicians including Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan and Muttahida Qaumi Movement chief Altaf Hussain condemned the target killing of 14 ethnic Hazaras in Quetta today (Tuesday).

They labelled the murder of the Hazaras as sectarian terrorism that needs to be curbed.

Khan, in a press release issued from his party office said that the responsibility for these deaths fell squarely on the current corrupt government who had failed in its duty to protect its citizens.

He said that due to this attitude of the government, the integrity of the state had been put in jeopardy.

MQM, in its released statement said that the state must prosecute the elements responsible for this heinous act.

They demanded that the state should take notice of the killing and take steps to ensure the protection of the people.

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Cycloneous | 8 years ago | Reply | Recommend

@l'humaniste

I'm not trying to offend you, but the problem is that islam is part of the problem. Until you get people to re-evaluate their religious text in terms of modern day practices, the problem with islamic countries is not going to go away!

l'humaniste | 8 years ago | Reply | Recommend

Islam the best religion in the world and Muslims the worst lot in the world.

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