The funeral prayers of 28 Shia martyrs of the Hazara Town have been offered in Quetta on Monday, say media reports.
The martyred included nine (9) women and three childrenâ€š while over sixty five (65) people were injured. The targedy occured when an unidentified suicide bomber wearing explosive jacket was stopped outside â€œAli Abu Talib Mosqueâ€ in Ali Abad area of Hazara Town and blew himself up.
A shutter down strike is being observed in Quetta today in protest against the Hazara town blast.
All business centers and markets are closed and traffic remains off the roads in the city.
Meanwhileâ€š Majlis-e-Wahdatul Muslimeen and Hazara Democratic Party have announced a three-day mounring over the incident.
President Asif Ali Zardariâ€š Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharifâ€š Governor Balochistan Muhammad Khan Achakzai and Chief Minister Dr. Abdul Maalik Baloch have strongly condemned the explosion.
Prime Minister has directed the authorities concerned to provide best possible medical facilities to the injured.