Chairman of social group Rwadari Tehreek Samson Salamat has expressed deep sorrow and grief over loss of lives in bomb blasts in Lahore, Quetta and Waziristan. In a social media statement, Chairman of Rwadari Tehreek said that his heart aches for the bereaved families and those injured in the terrorist strikes.
Samson Salamat further stated that he is praying for those injured in the blasts and for the families of those who had lost their lives. He expressed heartfelt condolences for the bereaved families. He said that terrorism and extremism are perilous.
He stated that all the four provincial governments and the federal government must make sure that the National Action Plan is implemented. He said that government must ensure that terrorists and their facilitators are hooked and legal action is taken against them. “We will continue to strive for peace and end to extremism and terrorism despite several hurdles,” he avowed.
On February 13, more than 16 people were killed as powerful explosion jolted Lahore. Those killed include DIG Traffic Ahmed Mobeen while more than 50 others were injured in the explosion near the provincial assembly in Lahore. A spokesperson for a faction of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan TTP had claimed responsibility for the attack.
In Quetta, three persons were killed while nine others were wounded as a bomb exploded near Karachi Stop on Sariab Road last night. Reportedly, gunshots were heard after the attack while police contingents have arrived at the site and cordoned off the area.
On February 12, a roadside bomb killed three Pakistani paramilitary soldiers in a restive northwestern tribal area. The Improvised Explosive Device went off as the trio were on patrol Sunday on a motorbike in Toikhola village in South Waziristan tribal district. “Three FC (Frontier Corps) soldiers were martyred in a bomb blast during a patrol in South Waziristan,” a senior security official stated.