Peshawar in mourning after mosque bombing – Pakistan

PESHAWAR: In a city-wide mourning, merchants closed shops at many of the markets here on Saturday to show solidarity with the Shiite community who buried the victims of the suicide bombings on Friday at the Kucha-Risaldar Mosque.

Kisa Kwani, Kavari Bazaar, Chitrali Bazaar, Kohati Bazaar and Cinema Road markets located near the bombing site were closed all day.

Markazi Anjuman-i-Tajiran Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chairman Malik Meher Ilahi said: Serb It is said that the bombing of the mosque has questioned claims about peace restoration and has created unrest among residents, especially merchants.

He said Peshawar was hit hardest by terrorist activities and Friday’s suicide bombings will disrupt people’s lives and business for at least a month.

Many markets were closed as people were buried dead.

Ilahi urged the government to take appropriate steps to protect public life.

In addition to the police, he suggested that the Ababeel Squad should monitor the activities of people it suspects.

At the Tajir Ittehad Khyber Pakhtunkhwa meeting, participants condemned the mosque bombing and called on the government to take effective measures to prevent such incidents.

Trade leaders Mujeebur Rehman, Shaukatullah Hamdard, Mohammad Shaukat, Aziz Khan, Naseeruddin Hashmi and Zafar Minhas said the terrorist attacks showed that the relevant departments had failed to monitor and monitor the activities of anti-state forces.

He warned that if corrective measures are not taken immediately, the legal and order situation will deteriorate.

Activists from the Imamia student group protested against bomb blasts outside the Peshawar press club and chanted anti-terrorist slogans.

Holding banners and banners, they demanded the speedy arrest and punishment of the suicide bomber.

ISO representative Shah Zeb Hussain said suicide bombings on worshipers showed that terrorists could reach their targets even in congested areas.

High-ranking Majlis Wahdatul Muslimeen leaders, including Allama Ahmad Iqbal Rizvi, Allama Maqsood Ali Domki, Allama Iqbal Beheshti and Malik Iqrar Hussain, have visited various parts of Peshawar to comfort families who have lost members in the terrorist attacks.

Parachinar correspondent added: Residents took the bodies of the victims of the blast and placed them outside the press club building to hold a protest against the murder.

Majlis Wahdatul Muslimeen leader Shabeer Sajdi, Anjuma Hussainia general secretary Inayat Hussain and Shiite leader Allama Fida Mazahiri Allama Abid Al Hussaini spoke at the event.

They have called on the federal government to implement a national plan of action on security, both in word and in spirit, to completely eradicate terrorist groups from the country.

Speakers demanded 5 million rupees per dead and 2 million rupees per injured person.

Workers from the People’s Students Federation also protested the bombing of the mosque and said the terrorists had targeted the chapel to scare people.

PSF activist Irfan Afridi said the government failed to control the prices of commodities on the one hand and protect people’s lives on the other.

He acknowledged his failure in that respect and demanded his resignation.

Also, Khateeb of the historical Masjid Mahabat Khan Maulana Tayyab Qureshi condemned suicide bombing and described it as an extremely inhumane act.

“It is the duty of the government to eradicate terrorism and protect the lives of the people in the country,” he said in a statement.

Our correspondent Dera Ismail Khan added: Kativ of the bombed Peshawar Mosque, who was martyred in the explosion, Maulana Irshad Hussein Khaliri, was buried on Saturday at his ancestral cemetery in the Paharpur district.

The deceased was a member of the provincial Ruet-i-Hilal committee.

Meanwhile, members of the Shi’ite community have staged protests against mosque bombing and chanted slogans against the government. They claimed that the congregation’s members and places of worship were being targeted by conspiracies.

Protesters have called on the police and other law enforcement agencies to arrest the perpetrators early for stricter punishment.

Posted at Serb on March 6, 2022