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PM Imran Khan leaves for Quetta to condole with Hazara group

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PM Imran Khan leaves for Quetta to condole with Hazara community

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has left for Quetta from Nur Khan Airbase in the present day to satisfy the Hazara group and get a briefing on the legislation and order scenario within the province after the Machh tragedy, Geo News reported Saturday.

According to the TV report, PM Imran will meet with the leaders and non secular students of the Hazara group to share their grief and condole over the past week incident during which 10 miners had been killed by the militants in Balochistan’s distant space.

The involved authorities will even apprise the prime minister on the progress made within the investigation.

PM Imran had on Friday stated that he won’t go to Quetta until the miners are buried. His assertion that the prime minister cannot be blackmailed invited sturdy criticism from all the foremost Opposition events.

Meanwhile, the funeral prayers of the victims had been provided within the Hazara Town. SAPM Zulfi Bukhari and National Assembly Deputy Speaker Qasim Suri and different provincial ministers had been additionally current.

Sit-ins known as off

Earlier, Shuhda Action Committee introduced to finish protests throughout the nation after the federal government accepted their calls for.

Qasim Suri had stated that “right after the burial”, PM Imran Khan will depart for Quetta and will probably be accompanied by Chief of Army Staff Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa.

Minister for Maritime Affairs Ali Haider Zaidi who had been spearheading talks in Quetta on behalf of the federal government had stated such incidences of violence should now come to an finish. “We are making amends for the last 70 years,” he famous.

Zaidi stated {that a} written settlement had been reached with the Shuhda Action Committee. “No such written accord has ever been struck before with any other government,” he remarked.

“The demands put before us were difficult,” stated Zaidi, including that the “officers that must be removed have been decided”.

The minister stated that if governance in Pakistan “had not been so poor, poverty like this would not have existed”.

“People would not have been massacred like this,” he stated, including: “Foreign elements wish to create sectarian division in Pakistan.”

Zaidi additionally introduced scholarships on behalf of his ministry for the youngsters of all of the victims.

With the settlement reached, the sit-in by the households of the victims of the bloodbath, which had been staged for the previous six days in freezing chilly temperatures, got here to an finish and the our bodies had been carried away to be buried.

What occurred in Machh

Ten colliers had been killed and 4 others had been significantly injured on Sunday after armed males attacked them at a coal discipline in Balochistan’s Bolan district.

The coal miners, in line with police, had been taken to close by mountains the place they had been shot.

According to AFP, the ten 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 stated.

Security officers who didn’t wish to be named informed AFP the attackers first separated the miners earlier than tying their arms and toes and taking them into the hills to kill them. Most had been shot, nonetheless, some had been beheaded, stated officers who didn’t wish to be named.

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

The militant group Daesh claimed the assault, in line with SITE Intelligence, which screens militant actions worldwide.

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