Shia Ulema council demand targeted operation in Karachi

The blast is not a result of sectarian violence, says Allama Abbas.

Web Desk March 03, 2013
Shia cleric also demanded that Karachi should be deweaponised. PHOTO: Express/Mohammad Noman.

KARACHI: Shia Ulema Council leader Allama Nazir Abbas, while addressing a press conference, demanded that the Pakistani army carry out a targeted operation against Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ) and Sipah-e-Sahaba (SSP) in Karachi, Express News reported.

The Shia cleric also demanded that Karachi be deweaponised.

While talking to the media, Allama Abbas reiterated that the blast was not a result of sectarian violence.

He also questioned the government’s commitment to the fight against terrorism. He further asked the government to declare what steps it had taken to address the menace of terrorism.

Earlier on Sunday evening, a massive blast ripped through Abbas Town in Karachi, leaving 45 people dead and over 150 injured.


Stranger | 8 years ago | Reply

Am surprised, till now no one has blamed the one and only Taliban. did they do it , did they not do it. ? Who is behind this and what for ?

islooboy | 8 years ago | Reply

@HH: many people of aswj were killed by iranian sposored target killers but no cry over there dead why? dont tell me this didnt happen there was a report on pakistan today about that

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