Quetta: Hazara Democratic Party held a protest rally in front Balochistan Assembly against the killing of 8 Hazara in Quetta. The protesters were holding banners with slogans against the failure of Provincial Govt. They demanded the provincial government to resign. They condemned the failure of security forces and called all political parties of Balochistan to raise voice against terrorism and sectarian violence.
A complete shutter-down strike was observed in Quetta city against Thursday’s killing of 8 Hazaras by unknown gunmen on Spini Road. The strike was called by the Hazara Democratic Party and backed by Pakhtunkhwa Milli Awami Party, Jamhoori Wattan Party and other nationalist parties condemning the incident.
Addressing the protesters in front of Balochistan Assembly, General Secretary of HDP Ahmad Kohzad said that the Government must take stern action against those behind the killing of Hazaras. He said the Provincial Government has totally failed to maintain an orderly situation in Quetta. He added that sectarian outfits have been given free hands and perpetrators of Hazara target killing have not been arrested.