Thousands of people have demonstrated in Pakistan’s southwestern city of Quetta to denounce the recent attack on the holy shrine of Hazrat Zaynab (AS) in Syria, Press TV reports.
Chanting “Down with the USA, Down with Israel and Down with Al Saud,” the angry demonstrators protested against the attack on the shrine of the granddaughter of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him).
The protesters blamed the US, Israel, and Saudi Arabia for fanning the flames of unrest in Syria and sowing seeds of discord among Muslims. -Press
July 23, 2013
In Islamabad, hundreds of people marched and presented a memorandum to officials of Foreign Office.
The rally, which was taken out from from Sector G-6/2 Imambargah to Radio Pakistan Intersection, was led by Aleema Amin Shaheedi, Deputy Secretary General of Majlis Wahdat-e-Muslimeen (MWM).
“It was not attack on the shrine of Bibi Zainab, it was an assault on the unity of Islamic ummah,” one of the protesters remarked.
Woman and children also took part in the rally and chanted slogans against the attack.
In Rawalpindi, Shia Ulema Council leader Allama Ashfaq Waheedi held a press conference and termed it an act of terrorism.
In Karachi, MWM and ISO led a huge rally and strongly condemned the attack on Bibi Zainab’s shrine in Syrian capital of Damascus.