Shikarpur tragedy: Bereaved families continue long march

Dunya News

They urged the Sindh government to take strict action and arrest the culprits.

SUKKUR (Dunya News) – Long march of bereaved families of Shikarpur tragedy is underway in Sukkur today (Monday).
As per details, victims’ families also staged protest outside the Sukkur Press Club and announced to protest against Sindh government.

Majlis-e-Wahdat-e-Muslimeen, Immamia Students Organization and ASO along with a large number of women and children attended the long march.

While talking to the participants of the rally, Allama Ameen Shaheed and Allama Maqsood Domki stated that the government has failed to take nab the culprits of Shikarpur tragedy.

They further urged the Sindh government to take strict action and arrest the culprits.

Earlier, at least 54 people were killed and 50 others injured as explosion hit an imambargah in Shikarpur district of Sindh, around 470 kilometres (300 miles) north of Karachi, Deputy Commissioner Haadi Bakhsh reported.

According to police, the explosion took place inside an imambargah in Lakhi Dar area during Friday prayers.

Heavy contingent of Rangers personnel arrived at the scene while locals shifted the injured to nearby hospitals on their own.

Severly injured people have been rushed to civil hospitals in Sukkur, Larkana and Khairpur where ermergency has been declared on the directives of Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah.

According to initial report, ball bearings and nut bolts have been recovered the blast scene.