• Thursday, October 06, 2022


Suicide attack stuns Pakistan

First responders and volunteers take an injured man away from the scene of a bomb blast outside a hospital in Quetta

By: Eastern Eye Staff

Pakistan’s prime minister Nawaz Sharif is facing pressure to do more to protect lawyers after a horrific suicide bombing on Monday (August 8) at a Quetta hospital killed 72 people, many among them lawyers. An explosion tore through a crowd of some 200 lawyers who had gathered at the Civil Hospital to mourn the fatal shooting of a colleague. Medical staff said up to 60 of those killed in Monday’s bombing at the government hospital were lawyers who were there following the assassination earlier that day of the president of the Baluchistan Bar Association, Bilal Anwar Kasi. Officials on Tuesday…

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