Quetta: Complete shutter down strike against killings


A complete shutter down strike was observed against the sectarian killings of eight people including a woman on the previous day in Quetta, Aaj news reported.

The funeral of the deceased person will be held today.

On Thursday, Six people, belonging to a Hazara group were killed when miscreants open fire on a passenger van coming from Hazara town to Quetta.

After the attack hundreds of people gathered on roads to protest against the attack.

They blocked the Brewery Road by erecting barricades and burning tyres.

Several vehicles were torched. The mob set a girls college on fire and attacked a number of government buildings.

Hazara Democratic Party and Pashtunkhwa Milli Awami Party announced to observe strike on Friday. Awami National Party, Tahafuz e Azadaraan council, Balochistan National Party, Jamhuri Watan Party also supported the strike call and highly condemned the killings of innocent people.