Protest on funeral of three gunned down Christians by terrorists. PCP Report.
18 May 2004
KARACHI, May 22. Three Christian shot dead by terrorist were laid in rest in Karachi. The Christian leaders Ex MPA Saleem Khurshid Khokhar, Ex MPA Micheal Javeed, City Councillor Yousaf Gill and others have strongly condemned the killing of Christia
According to Police “two bullet-riddled bodies were found in Gulshan-i-Iqbal and later identified as Tariq Masih and Ishaq Masih”.
Tariq Masih, son of Javed Iqbal, a councillor in UC-8 of Liaquatabad Town was running catering business. He left with his driver Ishaq Masih on vehicles no PE-0578 from Christian colony Liquat Abad on Tuesday morning to serve a picnic party. He was kidnapped by terrorists and gunned down after two hours.
On Tuesday afternoon, enraged members of Christian community leaders staged a protest demonstration outside the Karachi Press Club. They blocked the road with the two dead bodies and raised slogans against the government for not protecting minorities.
Another Christian youth was also kidnapped and shot dead in Karachi East district also.
The Christian leaders are holding press conference today to announce the mourning of the three dead Christians.