Pakistan: Bomb attacks kills five at Shi’ite meeting hall

Officials stand outside the Imambargah where the blast took place.

RAWALPINDI: Five people, including a policeman, were killed and 13 others were injured in a bomb blast outside an Imambargah [Shi’ite meeting hall] in Chittian Hattian area of Rawalpindi on Friday evening, the acting City Police Officer Haroon Joya told The Express Tribune.

According to initial reports, the blast took place outside Imambargah Aun Mohammad Rizvi in Chittian Hattian where a congregation was being held. The blast caused extensive damage to houses surrounding the Imambargah.

Express News correspondent Fahim Akhtar said that three to four ambulances had reached the area where the blast took place to evacuate the injured and dead. The victims had to be wheeled out on carts from the narrow lanes where the Imambargah is located…


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  • Censored_often

    Who gives a shit? It’s Pakistan, right? Just keep the Pakistanis there and stop them from immigrating here!!!!!

    p.s. I would tell that to Salim Mansur or Tarek Fatah if they were here beside me.

    • Frau Katze

      Just keeping readers up to date. I agree, I don’t want them here.

      Pakistan is very violent. There’s usually something happening every day. Place is full of crazy Islamoloons. Shiites are a popular target.

    • disqus_W6sfZCiOd8

      Even before I selected the comments section I was thinking exactly that. You beat to me to it.

  • pdxnag

    Mass slaughter must be the Muslim substitute for cartoons. The artists are celebrated.