Archive

May 25 – 31, 2015

May 25: Christian locality attacked in Lahore

Christian residents of the Sanda neighbourhood in Lahore fled after being attacked by a charged mob. The incident occurred after a Christian was accused of defiling the Holy Quran. Express Tribune

May 25: Three Hazaras shot dead in Quetta

T​hree members of the Shia Hazara community were killed, while eight others including ​two women were ​injured,​ in separate firing incidents in Quetta. The attacks were all carried out by unidentified miscreants who fled from the scene afterwards. Dawn

May 27: Two gunned down in Quetta

Two persons belonging to the Shia community were gunned down in the provincial capital. Soon after the incident, markets and business establishments were closed and panic gripped the area. Dawn

May 29: 19 killed in Mastung bus massacre

Armed men kidnapped almost two dozen passengers from two Karachi-bound coaches and killed at least 19 of them in the area of Khad Kocha. According to security officials, the attackers checked the passengers’ national identity cards before abducting them. Dawn