The political and social leaders of various parties and civil society on Wednesday strongly condemned Safoora Chowrangi firing incident in which at least 44 people were killed and 10 others injured.

Bus seen parked at Memon Hospital, as the six unidentified  assailants on motorbikes opened fire on a bus belonging to the Ismaili community in Karachi’s  Safora Chowrangi area, leaving at least 43 dead and 24 injured on Wednesday - PPI
Bus seen parked at Memon Hospital, as the six unidentified
assailants on motorbikes opened fire on a bus belonging to the Ismaili community in Karachi’s
Safora Chowrangi area, leaving at least 43 dead and 24 injured on Wednesday – PPI

A passenger bus of Ismailia community was attacked on Wednesday morning 9:40 AM at Safoor Chowk that left 44 people deaths when some six unidentified armed men opened firing on the bus on its way to Aisha Manzil area.

This horrible incident was condemned by Jamait Islami Pakistan’s Ameer Senator Siraj-ul-Haq and Secretary General Liaquat Baloach. In a statement they blamed that Sindh government has failed to secure life and property of its public in Karachi.

They said it was horrible incident in the history of Pakistan. They demanded reforms in Sindh Police Department. They said the federal government should have protested before India against directl involvement of “RAW” intelligence agency into the different internal matters of Pakistan when it was disclosed.

Pakistani residents stand beside a bus that was carrying Shiite Muslim parked at a hospital following an attack by gunmen in Karachi on May 13, 2015. At least 43 Shiite Muslims were killed and 13 wounded when gunmen opened fire on their bus in Karachi on May 13, Pakistani police said, in the second deadliest attack on the minority sect this year. AFP
Pakistani residents stand beside a bus that was carrying Shiite Muslim parked at a hospital following an attack by gunmen in Karachi on May 13, 2015. At least 43 Shiite Muslims were killed and 13 wounded when gunmen opened fire on their bus in Karachi on May 13, Pakistani police said, in the second deadliest attack on the minority sect this year. AFP

Former Karachi mayor Naimatullah Khan said people commuting the bus were unarmed and they were brutally killed. He called it inhuman act as all the victims were innocent people. He demanded investigation into the incident to find out the culprits as soon as possible.

JI Naib Ameer and former MNA Assadullah Bhutto in his statement said that attack on bus has posed a serious question on the credibility of ongoing operation and capacity of the security personnel. He demanded that inhuman killers should be punished as well as hidden hands beyond incident be exposed.

Tahreek Naimatul Muslimeen has said that attack on the bus was planned by enemies who do not want peace anywhere Pakistan. It demanded from the authorities concerned to investigate the incident properly as to bring terrorists behind bars.

Ismailia community is a peaceful community in Pakistan which was now attacked by enemies of Pakistan, said Sindh Minister Manzoor Wasan while visiting Aga Khan Hospital at Karachi.

He said the peace was established in Karachi and again it was disturbed by the culprits those are afraid of betterment.

Pasban e Pakistan President Altaf Shakoor said this sad incident in present of ongoing operation in Karachi has exposed the tall claims of rulers. He said rulers should leave their seats as they are not capable to give citizens peace and security.

However, all the leaders prayed for departed souls and early recovery of the inured.