- PM Imran says India is instigating sectarian terrorism in Pakistan
- The prime minister assures Hazaras he won’t ever betray his folks’s belief
- Families of the slain Hazara coal miners proceed their sit-in protest in Quetta
Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday assured the protesting Hazara households that he would go to them “very soon”, urging them to bury their family members in the meanwhile.
“I want to reassure the Hazara families who lost their loved ones in a brutal terrorist attack in Machh that I am cognisant of their suffering and their demands,” mentioned the prime minister in tweet.
The premier mentioned that his authorities is taking “steps to prevent such attacks in the future”. He reminded them that it was Pakistan’s “neighbour” that’s “instigating sectarian terrorism”.
The PM mentioned that he shares the ache of the Hazara group, including that he has visited them and stood by them throughout their time of struggling earlier than.
“I will come again very soon to offer prayers and condole with all the families personally. I will never betray my people’s trust. Please bury your loved ones so their souls find peace,” mentioned PM Imran.
The tweets by the premier got here because the Hazara households proceed their sit-in following the brutal killing of 11 coal miners in Machh.
He additionally tweeted after a delegation headed by federal minister Ali Zaidi, despatched by him, did not persuade households of the slain miners to bury their useless and never hold Prime Minister Imran Khan’s go to a situation for his or her final rites.
The talks had been held a day after Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed’s go to failed to finish the protest.
Eleven colliers had been killed and 4 others significantly injured on Sunday after armed males attacked them at a coal subject in Balochistan’s Bolan district.
The coal miners, in keeping with police, had been taken to close by mountains the place they had been shot.
The miners had 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 instructed AFP the attackers first separated the miners earlier than tying their palms and ft and taking them into the hills to kill them.
Two of the miners had been Afghans and their our bodies have been despatched to Afghanistan for burial, an area safety official instructed AFP.
Officials on Monday clarified ten folks had died within the assault, revising a earlier demise toll of 11, AFP reported.
The militant group Daesh has claimed the assault, in keeping with SITE Intelligence, which screens militant actions worldwide.