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‘I share your ache’: PM Imran Khan meets Hazara mourners in Quetta

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'I share your pain': PM Imran Khan meets Hazara mourners in Quetta

Prime Minister Imran Khan, after the passage of six lengthy days for the reason that brutal bloodbath of coal miners of the Hazara group in Balochistan’s Machh city, met with the bereaved households on Saturday.

The assembly passed off at Sardar Bahadur Khan Women’s University.

PM Imran Khan prolonged his heartfelt condolences to all those that misplaced their family members within the tragic incident.

The premier chatting with the households mentioned that he had visited the group prior to now as properly and that he was conscious of the tragedies that the group had been struggling.

“When the war on terror was going on, and people were afraid to visit your Imam Barghas, I visited your community even then,” he mentioned.

The premier mentioned that he was conscious of the sectarian group that focused the Hazara group and that the final time that he had visited the place and brought their title, the group had threatened him as properly.

“I understand all of your issues; I might be the only politician who understands your 20-year-old [struggle],” he mentioned.

The prime minister mentioned that the intelligence companies had knowledgeable the federal government final March that India wished to unfold sectarian violence in Pakistan by killing Shia and Sunni students.

Lauding the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), he mentioned that the company had apprehended culprits and averted a number of assaults that might have led to sectarian violence.

“When this incident took place, I had no doubt that it was a part of a larger game — it was a step towards spreading violence in the country,” he mentioned.

The prime minister mentioned that “keeping the situation in mind, I had first sent the interior minister your way”.

“The first thing that we had to do was [console] the families who endured heartbreaking setback — Amna bibi, whose five brothers were martyred and Mohammad Sadiq, a brother of six sisters was also martyred.”

“That is why I had sent the interior minister first so that we could assure the families that we would not abandon them.”

“The second thing I wanted to convey to the Hazara community was that we will [hunt down the people involved in the attack],” he mentioned, including that he was in fixed contact with the intelligence companies on this regard.

“These are 35-40 people who have spread terror in the country; in the past they were known as Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, and now they are a part of the extremist group Daesh,” the prime minister mentioned.

“Several of the terrorists have been killed; however, 35-40 of them are left, and now a complete programme is in the works, including a security forces’ cell whose only responsibility will be to ensure your (Hazara community’s) safety and hunt down those responsible,” he mentioned.

He mentioned he aimed to do two issues — guarantee the aggrieved households after which the group — that the federal authorities would guarantee their security.

Delay in go to

The prime minister, talking about his delay in visiting them, mentioned {that a} premier has plenty of issues to take care of as in comparison with the widespread man. “When I wasn’t prime minister, I had visited you.”

“Nobody can guarantee that an unfortunate incident won’t take place in the country,” he mentioned, including: “That is why I had asked your community to bury the deceased, and then I would visit you.”

“But when you keep conditions, then it becomes a precedent. Today Imran Khan is the prime minister, tomorrow someone else will be,” he famous.

The premier mentioned that he desires to categorically state that the entire whereas he was “completely” in contact along with his ministers and the safety forces and sought updates on the sit-in.

“I want to say again, not only I, but the whole country was sharing your sorrow and pain.”

He thanked the households for listening to the federal government and going forward with the burial.

‘We will deal with you’

“The whole nation will continue to stand with you, as will the provincial and federal governments, the security forces; I came here to tell you that we will take full care of these children and our sisters.”

The prime minister, sharing his imaginative and prescient, mentioned that he goals not solely to convey individuals of the nation collectively, but in addition convey nearer the Muslim states, to finish this “divide and rule” philosophy. “I have tried to bring Iran and Saudi Arabia closer.”

“We will try our utmost to root out this element that creates divide in our country and spreads hatred,” he mentioned.

PM clarifies his use of the phrase ‘blackmail’

Majlis Wahdat-e-Muslimeen chief Agha Raza mentioned that in his go to, the individuals had registered their protest over using the phrase “blackmail” and the way is it “unbecoming of a prime minister”.

The prime minister clarified that he used the phrase “blackmail” for the Pakistan Democratic Movement leaders, mentioned Raza.

Raza mentioned that the prime minister has assured the group that the settlement signed shall be fulfilled.

Sit-in involves an finish

Late final evening, a lot to the aid of residents throughout Pakistan that had been ready to see a speedy redressal of the grievances of the Hazara group, it was introduced that the our bodies of the ten coal miners that have been awaiting burial as their heirs staged a sit-in, shall be buried.

Deputy Speaker National Assembly Qasim Suri mentioned that “right after the burial”, PM Imran Khan will go away for Quetta and shall be accompanied by Chief of Army Staff Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa.

Slain coal miners to be buried as talks in Quetta between govt, protesters succeed

The protesters had refused to bury their family members till PM Imran Khan involves Quetta and meets them. The premier, throughout a ceremony yesterday to launch Special Technology Zones Authority in Islamabad, mentioned: “One does not blackmail the prime minister of any country this way.”

He urged the Hazara group to not delay burying their family members. “I have told them that if they bury the victims today, I will go to Quetta today. However, their demand to bury their relatives only if I visit them is not appropriate and not acceptable,” he mentioned.

Ready to go to Quetta right this moment, however slain miners should be buried first, PM says

Coal miners laid to relaxation in Hazara Town

The burial passed off right this moment morning after funeral prayers led by MWM’s Allama Hashim Mousavi.

The miners have been laid to relaxation within the Hazara Town graveyard.

Hazaras bury slain coal miners after week-long Quetta sit-in

Suri, together with Special Assistant to the PM Zulfi Bukhari, Balochistan Home Minister Mir Ziaullah Langau, provincial minister Mir Arif Jan Mohammad and different authorities officers additionally attended the funeral prayers.

PM briefed on Machh tragedy, Balochistan safety

PM Imran Khan after his arrival in Quetta right this moment morning met Governor Balochistan Amanullah Khan Yasinzai and Chief Minister Jam Kamal Khan.

During the premier’s assembly with Balochistan’s high officers, the province’s safety scenario, in addition to the circumstances that arose from the killings, have been mentioned.

The prime minister additionally chaired a gathering to debate with the federal and provincial management the general safety scenario of the province.

Besides the Balochistan governor and chief minister, federal ministers Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed, Syed Ali Zaidi, Ali Amin Gandapur, particular assistant Zulfiqar Bukhari and Deputy Speaker Qasim Suri attended the assembly.

Provincial Interior Minister Ziaullah Langau, Commander of Southern Command Lt General Sarfaraz Ali, Inspector General of Police Balochsitan Mohsin Hassan Butt, Chief Secretary Capt (Retd) Fazeel Asghar and senior civil and army officers have been additionally current.

Moreover, Commander of Southern Command Lt General Sarfaraz Ali was current in the course of the assembly.

PM Imran Khan was accompanied by Interior Minister Shaikh Rasheed and different federal ministers.

The incident

Ten colliers have been killed and 4 others have been critically injured on January 3 (Sunday) after armed males attacked them at a coal subject in Balochistan’s Bolan district.

The coal miners, in response to police, have been taken to close by mountains the place they have been shot.

According to AFP, the ten miners have been kidnapped earlier than daybreak on Sunday as they slept close to the distant coal mine within the southwestern mountainous Machh space — 60 kilometres southeast of Quetta metropolis, native authorities official Abid Saleem mentioned.

Security officers who didn’t wish to be named advised AFP the attackers first separated the miners earlier than tying their palms and ft and taking them into the hills to kill them. Most have been shot, nevertheless, some have been beheaded, mentioned officers who didn’t wish to be named.

Officials on Monday clarified ten individuals had died within the assault, revising a earlier loss of life toll of 11, AFP reported.

The militant group Daesh claimed the assault, in response to SITE Intelligence, which displays militant actions worldwide.

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