Islamabad: Federal minister for Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit-Baltistan Mian Manzoor Ahmad Wattoo has expressed his heart felt pain and sorrow over the loss of precious lives of the Bus passenger in Kohistan and termed the incident as a national tragedy and a great lose. While talking on telephone to Agha Rahat, leader of the Shia community and to Syed Faqeer Hussain Shah, president, Imamia Federation, he said that the perpetrators of such a heinous act of terrorism are neither Muslims nor Pakistani.
He expressed the sympathy with the families of those who embraced martyrdoms in the incident and urged the leaders of the Shia community of the Gilgit-Baltistan region to remain calm and peaceful and let the enemies of the nations not be successful in their evil designs to destabilize the country and spread terror amongst the citizen.
Mian Manzoor Ahmad Wattoo said that it has been proved that terrorist want to destabilize the country by spreading the sectarian and ethnic hatred amongst the citizen and urged the Shia community leadership to cooperate with the government in reaching to the terrorists so that they may be brought to the justice. He said that the government is committed to identify these terrorist and to punish them according to the law.
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