MWM, Balochistan Shia Conference announce 3-day mourning

ISLAMABAD: Majlis Wahdat-e-Muslimeen (MWM) and Balochistan Shia Conference have strongly condemned Peshawar Hayatabad Imambargah blast, that claimed 19 lives of innocent people and injured more than 50 on Friday.

MWM and Balochistan Shia conference announced three-day mourning over the loss of lives in the Imambargah suicide attack. They also demanded arrest of the culprits with in 48 hours.

The imamia mosque and imambargah located in the Hayatabad area was attacked by terrorists following Friday prayers.

The attack left 19 people dead while several others injured are being treated at the Hayatabad Medical Complex.

The attackers first hurled hand grenades before entering the imambargah where they opened fire while one detonated his suicide vest.

In-charge Bomb Disposal (BD) Unit Shafqat Malik said the attackers looked like Uzbeks.