- Protesters of the Machh bloodbath say they may take their demonstrations to Islamabad if PM Imran Khan doesn’t present up in Quetta
- Girls and youngsters partaking within the demonstrations put on blindfolds round their eyes and tie their arms in protest
- Bereaved households of the slain coal miners have refused to bury the useless except and till PM Imran Khan visits them
QUETTA: Protesters of the Machh bloodbath, who’ve been staging sit-ins within the provincial capital, on Friday stated that they’d transfer their demonstrations to Islamabad if Prime Minister Imran Khan didn’t go to them.
Hundreds of Hazara protesters, together with girls and youngsters, have been staging sit-ins on the Western Bypass in extraordinarily chilly climate for the final six days in opposition to the brutal execution of 10 Hazara coal miners in Machh.
Girls and youngsters partaking within the demonstrations wore blindfolds round their eyes and tied their arms in protest.
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The protesters have refused to bury the useless except and till PM Imran Khan visits their camp. Though the premier stated he would go to the protesters “soon,” he has not introduced a date for the go to.
The PM additionally stated that not burying the useless to pressurise him is akin to “blackmailing the prime minister,” remarks that sparked outrage and condemnation from Opposition leaders.
Whereas PM Khan has but to go to the mourners, a number of Opposition leaders, together with Maryam Nawaz and Bilawal Bhutto, already flew to Quetta and met the bereaved households of the coal miners, providing condolences.
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The ten coal miners had been kidnapped earlier than daybreak on January 3 as they slept close to a distant coal mine some 60 kilometres southeast of Quetta metropolis. Safety officers who didn’t need to be named advised AFP that the attackers first separated the miners earlier than tying their arms and toes and taking them into the hills to kill them.
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