Amid tight security, seven victims of terrorist attack on the office complex of the Zhob Range DIG in Loralai were buried in their native villages on 30th January.
The bodies of two other victims were sent to their natives places in Qila Saifullah and Kohat. A majority of the victims belonged to different villages located near Loralai.
Nine people — five civilian employees, three policemen and a candidate — were killed and 21 others suffered injuries in suicide bombing and firing by militants when hundreds of candidates were busy in written test for recruitment in police force.
Earlier, funeral prayers for the seven victims were held in the graveyard of Loralai cantonment area. Balochistan Home Minister Mir Zia Langove, Inspector General of police Mohsin Hassan Butt, Deputy Inspector General of the Counter Terrorism Department and a large number of people attended the funeral prayers.
Hundreds of people were present in the graveyard where emotional scenes were witnessed during the funeral prayers. People were crying after seeing the faces of their slain loved ones.
A shutter-down strike was observed in Loralai to condemn the attack. Shops, bazaars, shopping centres and markets were closed through the day. The town wore a deserted look with few vehicles plying on roads.

Source: Dawn


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