Karachi: Cases lodged against minority attacks
KARACHI: Police have registered the cases against unidentified persons for killing and injuring several people belonging to the Agha Khani community in repeated attacks on Agha Khani Jamaat Khanas on Tuesday. The cases were registered at Azizabad and SITE police stations on the complaint of community members against unidentified persons.
A woman, Shirin, 37, and her four–year–old son, Sharmil were killed and 46 others wounded in the blasts. The victims and the injured were taken to the Agha Khan Hospital. According to hospital sources, a total of 46 people were wounded in Karimabad’s Jamaat Khana’s attack in which two – a woman and her son – killed while five others were injured in Metroville’s Jamaat Khana. However, most of them were later discharged from hospital due to minor injuries.
On Wednesday, the funeral prayers of a woman and her son were offered at Jamaat Khana. Later they were buried at Sakhi Hassan graveyard in presence of score of people. Security was put on high on the occasion.
Police investigators have failed to ascertain the actual motive and group behind the incident and initiated further investigation. DSP Saleem Akhtar Siddiqui said the attacks were being investigated from all aspects.