Five Shia Muslims were wounded in a terrorist attack on a taxi in Quetta today (Friday). Deobandi terrorists of banned Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, its mother wing ASWJ (Ramzan Mengal and Shafi Mengal Groups) and Jundulla always remained involved in such terrorist attacks on innocent Muslims in Quetta.
Shia Hazara Muslims were going to somewhere riding a taxi. Takfiri terrorists ambushed them on Spinni Road in Quetta. As a result, five Shia Muslims were injured.
Shia parties and leaders have condemned the targeted attack on Shia Muslims in Quetta. They demanded stern action against the banned terrorist outfits.
These individuals were traveling in a taxi. Police have started an investigation of the attack.
The Shia Hazara community has been target of such terrorist attacks for past few decades.
Last year on Oct 05, four women belonging to the Shia Hazara community were killed in a similar attack when gunmen opened fire on a bus going to Hazara Town from the city terminal.
At least 89 people were killed on February 16, 2013, in a bomb blast at a market in Hazara Town,
In January 2013, about 81 people were killed while another 121 injured in suicide and car bomb blasts in Alamdar Road area of Hazara.
In September 20, 2016, suspected terrorists shot dead 26 people belonging to the same community when they were traveling on a bus near Quetta.
A suicide bombing during a Shia rally in Quetta killed around 50 people and injured many others in September, 2010.
In March 2004 an Ashura procession was attacked in the city, which resulted in the death of 42 people and many others were injured. Most of the victims belonged to Hazara.