Islamic State claimed responsibility for attack on Sunday that killed eleven miners from Pakistan’s minority Shi’ite Hazaras in Baluchistan province. The throats of all coal miners were slit, once their hands were tied behind their backs and (they were) blind sunburst, a security official told Reuters.
Where Did The Incident Take Place?
The attack has taken place on Sunday morning in Mach area of Bolan district of Balochistan, killing the miners who were present in a shared residential space close to the mine wherever they worked.
Letter Of Consulate General Of Afghanistan
The Consulate General of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan has written a letter to the ministry of Foreign Affairs asking for the bodies of 3 Afghans, among the 11 people killed in the mountains of Bolan district three days ago, be transferred back to Afghanistan.
In a letter to the Ministry’s camp office in Quetta, Consulate General confirmed the death of seven Afghan citizens by the anti-governments and joint terrorists of the two countries(Pakistan and Afghanistan).
Demand Of The Martyrd’s Families
The families of the 3 martyrs have requested that their dead bodies must be transferred to Afghanistan. The grotesque attack that came about within the mountainous Bolan district, sparked street protests and drew nationwide condemnation.
Prime Minister’s Statement
Prime Minister Imran Khan termed it another brutish act of terrorists, ordered the Frontier Corps to use all resources to bring the killers to justice and guaranteed families of the victims that they might not be left abandoned by the govt.
However, the Shia Hazara community has blocked a route in Quetta with the bodies of slain coal miners and set tires to fire to protest against the killings.