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Tell us who was responsible for Quetta carnage, Bar president asks govt

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ISLAMABAD: President of Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) Syed Ali Zafar has said that the authorities should disclose the elements responsible for the Quetta terrorist attack, ARY News reported.

Syed Ali Zafar, speaking in a press conference on Monday, said that the attack on lawyers was equal to attacking Pakistan.

“The culprits involved in the suicide attack should be brought in front of us. The authorities should disclose who was the culprit behind this gruesome incident,” the Zafar said.

He went on to say that the lawyers will continue their protest till the grieving families of the victims will be compensated for their loss.

The Bar president also announced black day on 8th September.

He asked the government to inform the nation what measures it has taken to protect ‘soft targets’ of the terrorists.

A suicide bomb attack at Quetta’s Civil Hospital on 8th August, claimed the lives of 74 persons, mostly lawyers.

A suicide bomber blew himself up in the hospital as large number of lawyers had gathered at the premises following the killing of Balochistan Bar President Bilal Anwar Kasi in a gun attack.

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