Wednesday May 13, 2015

Karachi bus massacre: Ismaili community protests in Hunza

KARACHI: Ismaili community living in Hunza observed a complete shutter-down strike in the district and staged a protest demonstration against this morning’s brutal terrorist attack on a bus in Karachi.

All the big and small businesses and shops remained closed in Hunza while members of Ismaili community took to the streets to vent their anger over the tragic incident.

The participants of the demonstration blocked Shahra-e-Karakorum and chanted anti-government slogans.

The local leaders, addressing the protesters, conemned the deadly attack on Ismaili community’s bus in strongest terms and demanded immediate arrest of the culprits.

At least 45 people were killed and several others injured when terrorists opened indiscriminate fire on passengers of the bus at Safoora chowk in Karachi.

Between 60 and 65 people were riding the overloaded bus, which belonged to the Ismaili community. The bus was traveling towards Aisha Manzil when it was attacked.

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