Skip to comments.Pakistan: Blast in Shia Hazara market in Quetta Hazarganji, three martyred
Posted on 10/27/2020 1:27:01 AM PDT by xomething
Three martyred in the blast in Shia Hazara market in Quetta Hazar Ganji on Sunday.
A remote-controlled bomb exploded in Quetta. Due to that, at least three people embraced martyrdom and seven sustained injuries.
According to police, the explosion took place at the Hazarganji fruit market on the outskirts of Quetta.
They said the terrorists had planted explosives in a motorcycle.
Preliminary investigations revealed that the terrorists used explosives weighing four to five kilogrammes in the attack.
National Counter Terrorism Authority (NACTA) in Islamabad had recently issued a threat alert for Peshawar and Quetta.
It said that banned militants of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) is planning terrorist activities in the two cities.
According to NACTA statement TTP aims to target religious and political parties in bomb attacks and suicide bombings.
Balochistan Chief Minister Jam Kamal Khan condemned the terror blast. He said that terrorist elements seek to shatter the peace of Quetta in a bid to achieve their nefarious aims.
The chief minister directed authorities to provide the best medical facilities to the injured.
Thanks for this - the Hazara are doubly persecuted in Afghanistan
1. they are descendants of the Turkic followers of the Mongols who came in the 13th century.
2. they are Shia in a Sunni majority country.
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