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Saturday, April 13, 2019

Hazara community's Quetta sit-in enters second day

By Our Correspondent
Published: April 13, 2019

Members of Quetta's Hazara community mourn during the funeral of victims of Friday's blast in Hazar Ganji market. PHOTO: AFP

QUETTA: The Hazara community of Quetta is staging a sit-in on the Western Bypass for nearly 30 hours now to protest against what they term the ‘persistent failure’ of law enforcement authorities to provide them security in Balochistan and across Pakistan.

The sit-in commenced on Friday right after a suicide blast ripped through vegetable stalls at Quetta’s Hazar Ganji Market, martyring at least 20 people — including eight members of the Hazara community and a soldier of the paramilitary Frontier Corps (FC) – and injuring 48 others...Continue Reading...

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