4 Hazaras gunned down in terror infested Mastung near Quetta

Quetta, July 19, 2017 |

Four Hazaras are reportedly gunned down in terrorist ambush in Mastung in the outskirts of Quetta city — the provincial capital of the restive Balochistan province in Pakistan. The victims include three men, one woman, and one non-Hazara driver is reported among critically wounded. The Hazaras were travelling from HazaraTown, Quetta to Karachi when their car was intercepted on Quetta-Karachi Highway passing through Mastung where dozens of high profile attacks have been carried out targeting Hazaras.

Most of the attacks on Hazaras have been owned by Lashkar-e Jhangvi — a Pro-Saudi AlQaeda and ISIS affiliate with links to Pakistan’s security apparatus and electoral ally of most-all mainstream political parties such as PTI, PPP, PMLN, JUI-F among others.

Victims:

  • Murtaza s/o Safdar Ali (Captain) – male, 24
  • Haji Ghulam Sarwar – male
  • Muhammad Asif – male
  • Rukhsana Bibi  – female

An unconfirmed post by MirrorTV quoting Edhi Service identifies the injured driver as Abdul Sattar (non-Hazara) from HyderAbad, Sindh.

Mastung Attack Victims Car
Victims’ Car License Plate AAQ 929 (Balochistan)


Victim: Shaheed Murtaza, 24, Graphic Designer

 

Shaheed Haji Ghulam Sarwar
Victim: Shaheed Haji Ghulam Sarwar

HSF Protest in front of Quetta Press Club
Hazara Students Federation (HSF) protest in front of Quetta Press Club

 

 

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