Families of those killed in Tuesday’s blast near pilgrims’ bus in Mastung staged a protest sit-in against the incident in Quetta, calling for action against militants.
A Quetta bound pilgrims bus, coming from Taftan area of Iran, caught fire after a powerful blast in Daringarh area of Mastung, leaving 25 persons dead and over 50 injured.
Banned militant outfit, Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, claimed responsibility of the blast. It said that the blast was caused by a suicide bomber who rammed his explosives-laden vehicle with the bus.
Shia organizations have called for country-wide protests and also called for strike in Balochistan today against the incident.
Today, a large number of heirs of those killed in the blast placed dead bodies of their 15 beloved ones on road at Alamdar Chowk in Quetta and staged sit-in, calling for the arrest of culprits.
Chanting slogans against government, the protesting victim families threatened to surround the Chief Minister House and Governors’ House if authorities failed to bring the miscreant to book.
Reports said Balochistan Shia Conference has decided to stage indefinite sit-in and demanded army operation against banned outfits