Quetta Blasts: Nawaz slams govt, security agencies for failing to protect

Nawaz Sharif says there is no governance in Balochistan, federal government again proven incompetent.

Our Correspondent February 19, 2013
A file photo of PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif during a press conference. PHOTO: SANA/FILE


The chief of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz has strongly condemned Saturday’s blast in Quetta, which killed over 80 people and injured more than 200.

In a statement issued on Monday, Nawaz Sharif said the tragic incident has once again proved that there was no governance in Balochistan and that the federal government had failed to fulfill its responsibilities.

He said that during the last five years the government has neither given any importance to human lives nor taken the issue of law and order seriously. He said that despite clear directions of the apex court, no serious effort was made by the government in dealing with criminals and stopping killings.

The PML-N chief further said that the Hazara community is continuously facing terrorism and the government is not fulfilling its responsibilities for the  protection of life and property. He added that the whole nation is in a state of shock and have bowed their heads with shame. Nawaz said that it is also the failure of secret agencies that they are unable to find the network of those committing such incidents.

Published in The Express Tribune, February 19th, 2013.


confused | 8 years ago | Reply

Nawaz raising voice on this issue is like rubbing salt on wounds!

Where's Malik Ishaq hiding, where's Hafiz Saeed hiding, where's Rana Sanaullah hiding?

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