Jafria Alliance announces strike on Saturday, shia organizations announce mourning


Shiite Organizations have denounced the attack on mourners of Imam Hussain (AS) in Karachi and said that Government was failed to protect the shia community from the terrorists. Addressing the Press conference,

Jafria Alliance Pakistan (JAP) President Allama Abbas Kumaili has announced to observe a complete strike on Saturday in Karachi in protest against the Karachi blasts. According to the Shiite News Correspondent, he set a 48-hour ultimatum for the government to act against the culprits. Representatives of Shiite Organizations in karachi, Imamia Students Organization, Markazi Tanzeem-e-Aza, Imamia Organization, Majlis-e-Wahdat Muslameen, Heyat Aaema Masajid-e-Imamia, Majlis Zakareen Imamia and others present on the occassion. He said that the blasts were a well-planned conspiracy. What were the police and other law enforcement agencies doing,” he questioned. He announced that the funeral prayer of twelve martyrs will be offered on Saturday (today) at RCD ground Malir at 9am.   He demanded that families of martyrs should give at least compensation of Two million (twenty lac) saying that One lac rupees compensation for injureds was not acceptable and government should provide government jobs to the each family member of martyrs and disabled persons. Allama further demanded government to release the innocent Shiites within 48 hours otherwise movement against government will be commence across the country. He said that twin blasts attacks on Shiites in Karachi was the episode  of previous attacks it  is due to the negligence of government. Government should have taken steps to break network of terrorists before. Allama abbas.Kumaili warned the government if they would not fulfill there demands than protest in front of C.M House will also be held in which Shiites will  participate wearing coffins. On the other hand, Majlis Wahdat Muslameen (MWM) Central leader Allama Hasan Zafar Naqvi, announcing a 40-day nationwide mourning, demanded the judiciary to take suo moto notice of the deadly terror attacks. Addressing a news conference in Lahore on Friday, he called on all people to maintain calm and exhibit patience. “What is the connection of martyrs with the US drone strikes,” he asked the champions of Islam. He said there was no justification for the acts of terrorism, in which both Shia and Sunni people embraced martyrdom. Naqvi was of the view that the agents of imperialist forces were behind this carnage. He said the country was united from Parachinar to Karachi. He said that Taliban were carrying out terrorist activities across the country and were targeting every section of the society. “Had the Sindh Government punished the accused of Ashura tragedy, this would not have happened?” he concluded. Meanwhile, Shia Ulema Council(SUC) Sindh announced three-day peaceful mourning against the killings of at least 12 people in Karachi blast. The Council urged the people of Karachi to remain peaceful during these days. However, Muttahida Qaumi Movement, Awami National Party, Pakistan People Party, Pakistan Muslim League and Traders action committee were also announced to support the strike call given by the Jafaria Alliance Pakistan to condemn the terrorists attacks on mourners of Imam Hussain (AS) in karachi.



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