Pakistan deploys troops to prevent rioting by minority Christians
KARACHI: A Pakistani police officer
says paramilitary troops have been deployed to prevent more rioting by minority
Christians after the deadly Taliban church attacks in the eastern city of
Lahore police chief, Amin Wains, says
the soldiers have fanned out on the streets Tuesday as funerals of the last of
the victims were underway. He says those attending the burial services will go
through strict security checks.
The twin Taliban suicide bombings
struck two churches in a Christian neighbourhood of Lahore on Sunday, killing
The attack set off two days of
rioting in which angry Christians burned to death two people they suspected of
being involved in the bombings and two Christian protester died after being hit
by a car that tried to drive through their road block.
aker also. The complainants alleged that despite filing a complaint with
him, the Speaker did not behave responsibly.
The police will have to take case
against the UDF MLAs as it is mandatory to register FIR if women file
complaints on charges of sexual harassment.