NA debate on motion regarding blasts at Abbas Town

Islamabad: The National Assembly Tuesday started debate on adjournment motion moved by MQM Leader ,Wasim Akhtar regarding incident of two bomb blasts at Abbas Town in Karachi on Sunday last in which more than forty-eight innocent people were martyred and over two hundred others injured.

Initiating the debate, the mover Wasim Akhtar said no measures have been taken to stop the terrorist activities in Karachi despite the fact that there were intelligence reports about terrorist threats.

He said it was not a sectarian clash but such terrorist activities are being carrying out under a pre-planned conspiracy.

He criticized the government’s inaction and silence by different political and religious parties on the tragedy.

He said law enforcement agencies have taken no action on firing on funerals. He said they have asked the people to protect their lives by themselves.

Khawaja Asif said Shia community is being killed under a well thought out conspiracy. He referred to terrorist incidents in Quetta and Karachi in this regard.

He criticized that law enforcement personnel including rangers reached very late at the place of tragic incident in Karachi. He said law and order situation in the country has gone from bad to worse during the last five years.

Taking part in the debate, Noor Alam criticized Punjab Government for not taking action against terrorists and alleged that Punjab Ministers have links with banned outfits.
He assured that PPP will hold elections on time and hoped that PPP will again form the government after winning the elections.

Himayatullah Mayar strongly condemned the terrorist incident in Karachi. He said it is the responsibility of law enforcement agencies to take action against terrorists.

He said a clear strategy should be adopted to eliminate terrorism from the country. He said negotiations with Taliban should be within the law and constitution.

Sardar Bahadur Khan Sihar said it is the responsibility of the provincial governments to maintain law and order. He stressed the need for operation against the hideouts of terrorists.