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Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Passengers Were Targeted Near Mosque in Mastung, Balochistan

The Victims of Target Killings Shifted to Ali Abad Imam Bargah

4 Hazaras killed near Mastung after gunmen open fire on vehicle

AP | APP | Syed Ali Shah

Updated July 19, 2017

At least four family members belonging to the ethnic Hazara Shia community and their driver were shot dead when unidentified gunmen opened fire on their vehicle near Balochistan's Mastung area on Wednesday, police said.

Two women were travelling in the vehicle that was targeted by the assailants; one of them was among the four people killed, local police chief Mohammad Ishaq said. The other woman sustained injuries in the incident.

The family's driver who was also killed was Sunni, Ishaq said.

According to police sources, the victims were on their way to Quetta from Karachi when gunmen riding a motorcycle targeted their car. The assailants escaped unhurt after carrying out the attack...Continue Reading.... 

Survivor's Accounts of Hazara Target Killings in Mastung, Balochistan

Sunday, June 4, 2017

Quetta: Journalist reports from the incident place

شہید شکیل اور شہید بی بی حوا کی جسد خاکی کو سول ہسپتال سے ولی عصر امام بارگاہ منتقل کر دی گئی۔

Video: A Hazara man and woman gunned down in Quetta, Pakistan

Two Hazara community members gunned down in Quetta

Two members of the Hazara community, including a woman, were gunned down in the Spini area of Quetta on Sunday afternoon.

According to security sources, unidentified armed men opened fire on a motorcycle on Spini road, killing two members of the community on the spot.
“The victims received three bullets of 9MM each,” they said, and added that the attackers managed to escape from the scene after the incident.

The bodies were shifted to Bolan Medical College Hospital where one of the deceased was identified as Shakeel, son of Mohammad Ismail and resident of Marriabad... Continue Reading... 

Banned outfits in Pakistan operate openly on Facebook

They exist in plain sight, just one search and one click away from any of Pakistan’s 25 million Facebook users.
An investigation carried out by Dawn across the month of April 2017 has revealed that 41 of Pakistan’s 64 banned outfits are present on Facebook in the form of hundreds of pages, groups and individual user profiles.
Their network, both interconnected and public, is a mix of Sunni and Shia sectarian or terror outfits, global terror organisations operating in Pakistan, and separatists in Balochistan and Sindh.... Continue Reading...