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Pakistan will avenge Quetta massacre: President

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  15 Aug 2016 12:00 AM GMT

Islamabad, Aug 14: The Pakistan government will avenge every life lost to terrorists in Quetta, President Mamnoon Hussain said on Sunday. “We are shocked at the Quetta terrorist attack and we stand with the bereaved families,” Xinhua news agency quoted Hussain as saying during the country’s Independence Day celebration. A suicide bomber killed 74 people in a Quetta hospital on August 8. “Every Pakistani feels the pain,” the President said. “The blood of the innocent people will not go waste. “I announce here, the government will take revenge for the blood of the innocent people.” The Islamic State and a Pakistani Taliban group claimed responsibility for the suicide attack. Most victims were lawyers. (IANS)

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