Wheel-jam strike in Quetta

Wheel-jam and shutter down strike continues in Quetta on the call given by the Hazara Democratic Party and the Balochistan Shia conference over the killing of nine mebers of the shia hazara community in the city on Saturday.

The call for strike was supported by various other parties in the province who also demanded for Governor’s rule to be imposed over the province.

Shops and markets were shut all across the city and traffic vanished from the roads as the city wore a deserted look.

Provincial Governor Nawab Zulfiqar Ali Magsi ordered an immediate crack-down against terrorists.

The Chief Minister of Balochistan Nawab Aslab Raisani called for a high level meeting regarding the law and order situation of the province which would be attended by both shia and sunni clerics.