Blast around the peaceful rally of Jamat-e-Islami near Bait-ul-Mukarram mosque, Gulshan. The political party held a rally to show its solidarity to Kashmiris on the Youm-e-Istehsal.
Jamat-e-Islami Rally Targeted
The peaceful march of Jamat-e-Islami had just walked about 100 meters away from the Baitul Mukarram Mosque when it was attacked with a cracker bomb. On one hand, witnesses claimed that it was a bike that was loaded with explosives that burst and injured people. Whereas on the other hand police stated that it was an attack by gruesome men who came on a bike and threw the cracker near the rally.
According to the news reporters, they saw almost 10 injured participants of the rally initially. All of them were immediately rushed to the hospital. However, the toll of injuries rose to 39 by time. This resulted in the traffic blockage on one track of the university road.
Jamat-e-Islami Stands Strong
The rally aimed to move forward towards the Old Sabzi Mandi to reach Hasan Square. It was attacked in between but the enthusiasm could not be brought any lower. The participants were so eager to finish the protest and complete the purpose of why it initially started. The purpose was showing ‘Solidarity with the Kashmiri Brothers and Sisters!’
The rally then reached in front of The Expo Center. Where on the stage the leaders of the rally conducted their speeches. While, Murtaza Wahab – adviser to the Cheif Minister of Sindh has expressed his views. As he said that his condolences are with the members of Jamat-e-Islami.
363 Days of Being House Confined
Kashmir has been under the lockdown where they face curfew, media, and communication blackout. It happened a year ago on 5th August 2019. And today after 363 days nothing has changed. Thus this day marks the day of ‘Kashmir Military Siege Day’ also known as Youm-e-Istehsal.
On this day many around the world condemn the illegal, immoral, and inhuman action of Indian PM Mr. Modi. Who has been keeping the Kashmiris as caged birds. Snatching away their freedom all over. As a result of which massive protesting rallies come out on roads to condemn Indian acions.
Pakistan’s new Political Map
On Tuesday -a day before the Kashmir Siege Day, Pakistan’s PM Imran Khan revealed the Nations’ new political map during a ceremony. This map has Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu And Kashmir as a part of the Pakistani territory for the first time.