- Will march till Islamabad if demand is not met: Protesters
- No organization has claimed responsibility for the attack so far.
- ‘We have given the government 24 hours to meet the demand’
Pakistan News: Demonstrations are going on in Pakistan’s trouble-hit Swat district demanding the arrest of the perpetrators involved in the attack on a school van. The protesting protesters have warned that if their demands are not met, they will march to Islamabad. In fact, on Monday, an unidentified assailant had opened fire on a van carrying school children in Galibagh area of the district, killing the driver and injuring two students.
Tehreek-e-Taliban blames Pakistan
Due to this attack, people have taken to the streets very angry and have demanded justice for the victims and an end to the series of terrorist attacks that are not stopping in the area. Officials have blamed Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan for the attack, but no organization has claimed responsibility for the attack so far. According to the Dawn newspaper, the protesters have spoken to the local administration, but to no avail.
24 hours given time
Social activist Haider Ali is quoted in the newspaper as saying, “We have given the government 24 hours to meet the demand otherwise we will march to Islamabad.” When Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai arrived in her native Pakistan on Tuesday to visit the areas affected by the catastrophic floods and meet the victims. This is Malala’s first visit to Pakistan in four years.
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