Twitter mourns Quetta sabzi mandi bomb blast
Pakistanis on Twitter condemned and mourned the Quetta bomb blast that left 16 people died, including eight members of the Hazara.
Some called on the government to take action against the perpetrators and hand them exemplary punishments while most showed their solidarity with the Hazara community.
We strongly condemn the heinous attack that killed18 and wounded 30 in #Quetta. Heartfelt condolences to the families of the victims and wishes of prompt recovery to those wounded.
— France in Pakistan (@FranceinPak) April 12, 2019
Known terrorist Ramzan Mengal, whose main focus has been Shia Hazaras, gets released and a few days later 8 members of the Hazara community are martyred in a terrorist attack. The “patriotic” expectation at this moment is to scoff of any link between these two events. #Quetta
— Imran Khan (@iopyne) April 12, 2019
I strictly condemn the terrorist attack in #Quetta that resulted in the loss of innocent lives. These terrorists and their accomplices must be arrested and need to be trailed forthwith.
— Dr Tahir-ul-Qadri (@TahirulQadri) April 12, 2019
#Quetta / Balochistan still on the radar of India, No matter what you do Indiots, Balochistan will remain Pakistan🇵🇰
May the departed Rest In Peace and those injured are granted speedy recovery. Ameen.
— Maverick 🇵🇰 (@Martial_Blood) April 12, 2019
We strongly condemn the terrorist attack in #Quetta that resulted in the loss of innocent lives. Prayers for the injured and for the precious lives lost in this heinous attack. Condolences to the families who lost their loved ones.
— PTI (@PTIofficial) April 12, 2019
At least 16 people, including eight members of the Shia Hazara community died and scores were injured when a bomb went off at a vegetable market in Quetta on Friday morning.
Abdul Razzaq Chaeem, a senior police official, told media that 16 people had perished in the terrorist attack that struck Hazarganji Sabzi Mandi at around 7:30am.
A Frontier Constabulary officer was also among the victims. Thirty others were injured and were undergoing treatment, he added.
According to the police, the blast was caused by an improvised explosive device (IED) that had been hidden in the market, he informed.
Four FC personnel were also among the injured.