Published On: Tue, Aug 9th, 2016

Terrorists are enemies of religion, humanity: Imran Khan


Terrorists are enemies of religion, humanity Imran Khan (2)

QUETTA: Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan on Tuesday shunned the party differences with the ruling party and expressed unity against terrorists on the incident of Quetta blast which has claimed over 70 lives and left more than 100 injured.

“Our determination has got stronger against enemies. Not just our security forces but entire nation will defeat the terrorists now,” he said while talking to media persons during his visit to Quetta to inquire after health of the injured and condole with families of the victims.

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervez Khattak and senior PTI leader Jehangir Tareen were also present on the occasion.

“We have no political difference over the incident of Quetta. I cannot blame anybody for the dismal incident for we only have just sketchy information about who is behind it or what is the motive of this attack,” the PTI chairman said.

He said the entire nation was committed to hunting down the terrorists till decisive end. Such elements were not just enemies of Islam but humanity as well.

To a query, he said intelligence gathering and policing system needed to be strengthened to avoid such incidents in future.

Terrorists are enemies of religion, humanity: Imran

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan flew to Quetta on Tuesday and met those injured in yesterday’s horrific attack at Civil Hospital.

Speaking to the media outside the hospital, Khan said that terrorists were not only enemy of religion, country and humanity.

“All of us stand by the people of Quetta and security agencies. I pay my tributes to the armed forces in their fight against terrorism,” he said.

The PTI chief said that terrorists would be defeated with the help of the nation.

He also urged the government to implement the national action plan against terrorism in letter and spirit.

At least 70 people mostly lawyers were killed and over 100 were wounded when a bomber blew himself up at the gate of emergency department in Civil Hospital, Quetta.

The lawyers gathered at the health facility after the fatal shooting of Balochistan Bar Association President Bilawal Anwar Kasi.

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Syed Ammar Alavi

- is Lahore (Pakistan) based journalist & writer with 25-year experience in print, wire and broadcast forms of journalism. His major fields of interest are politics, film,tv,sports, climate change and technology

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