Hazara

  • Shias protest in Pakistani cities over bomb attack on pilgrims January 24, 2014

    Islamabad/Karachi: Grief-stricken families of Shia pilgrims killed in a bomb blast and members of the minority sect staged protests in Quetta and different parts of Pakistan on Thursday, refusing to bury victims for the third day and demanding operations against those behind the attack. Members of the Hazara Shia community, frequently...
  • Uttar Pradesh: 21 killed as bus falls into canal May 27, 2013

    Etah (UP): At least 21 people were killed and 23 others injured when a roadways bus they were travelling in fell into the Hazara canal in Etah, police said on Monday. The incident occurred late Sunday night when the driver of the bus going to Delhi from Farukhabad lost control...
  • Uttar Pradesh: 19 killed as bus falls into canal May 27, 2013

    Etah (UP): At least 19 people were killed and 23 others got injured when a roadways bus in which they were travelling fell in to the Hazara canal in Etah in Pilua area, police said on Monday. The incident occurred late Sunday night when driver of the bus lost control...
  • Pakistan: Blasts in Quetta, Karachi kill 7, 60 injured April 24, 2013

    Islamabad: Seven persons were killed and over 60 others injured in five bomb attacks in the Pakistani cities of Quetta and Karachi on Tuesday, including one that was carried out by a suicide bomber who was trying to target the minority Shia Hazara community. The suicide attacker detonated his explosives-laden truck...
  • Pakistan: Blast victims' families refuse to bury dead February 19, 2013

    Quetta: Families of those killed in last week's bombing in Quetta have refused to bury the dead as a mark of protest. 89 Shia muslims were killed in the blast and 200 others were injured. The police have claimed the bomb was hidden in a vehicle and was triggered by a...
  • Pakistan: Govt imposes governor's rule in Baluchistan January 14, 2013

    Quetta: The Pakistan government has imposed governor's rule in the troubled province of Baluchistan after dissolving the ruling provincial government. Prime Minister, Raja Pervez Ashraf made the announcement late Sunday night after prolonged talks with Hazara Shia leaders who were staging a sit-in to demand the dismissal of provincial government...
  • Pakistan: Hazara Shias protest against attacks January 12, 2013

    Islamabad: Hundreds of Hazara Shias on Saturday protested against bomb attacks in the Southwestern Pakistani city of Quetta that killed dozens of members of the minority community, saying they would not bury their dead till the security situation improves. The protesters, including women, children and the elderly, gathered at Alamdar...
  • Pakistan: 24 killed in Karachi violence November 11, 2012

    Karachi: At least 24 people have been killed in various incidents of target killings in Pakistan's biggest city in the last 24 hours. Fresh violence erupted in Karachi on Saturday when armed gunmen on motorcycles opened fire on people sitting at a tea stall close to a well known Madrasa...
  • 'Insulted' Pak derails Kabul Express June 17, 2007

    New Delhi: First it was Afghanistan that didn’t take kindly to John Abraham-Arshad Warsi starrer and now Pakistan has decided it won’t board the Kabul Express either. The movie, that traces the trials and tribulations of five strangers stuck in the war-ravaged Afghanistan, has invited the ire of the Hazara community. The...