Political leaders condemn Rawalpindi attack
RAWALPINDI: Political leadership of the country has strongly condemned the terrorist act in Rawalpindi which claimed the lives of 13 persons including six security personnel near R.A. Bazaar on Monday, ARY News reports.
Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif has instructed the officials to provide the best medical care to the injured and Law Minister of Punjab Rana Sanaullah has expressed his grief over the loss of lives.
Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Chief Altaf Hussain also expressed his sorrow over the tragic incident.
Sahibzada Hamid Raza, Chairman of Sunni Ittehad Council (SIC), said that the government should leave the way of negotiations and launch a military offensive against the terrorists. Shia Ulema Council (SUC) also demanded a military operation against the extremists.
Chairman Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) Dr.Tahir-ul-Qadri stated that the federal government does not have any policy against terrorism.
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) officials Imran Khan and Shah Mehmood Qureshi alongwith Jamaat-Ud-Dawa Chief Hamid Saeed Kazmi strongly condemned the terror act.
Citizens of Multan demonstrated against the terrorist attack. They expressed their concern of the incident occurred near the General Headquaraters (GHQ) and chanted slogans against terrorism.