An explosion in Shahbaz Qalandar shrine in Sehwan has leaved Pakistan speechless..
This evening, while most of us were headed back from office to home, winding up the day, we heard the news of the blast in Sehwan, Sindh at Shahbaz Qalandar’s shrine during the dhamaal.
Over 50 people have been killed and many injured. Considering that it was a Thursday, most of the devotees were bound to show up at the location, which has now been exploded by a grenade.
Many celebrities and socialites of Pakistan have taken over their social media accounts and expressed their sorrow and grief.
PTI Chairman, Imran Khan took over Twitter instantly expressing:
Shocked & saddened by condemnable terrorist attack inside Sufi shrine of Lal Shahbaz Qalandar targeting innocent ppl incl women & children.
— Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) February 16, 2017
Faysal Qureshi had expressed his sadness on the Lahore and Quetta blasts just two days ago and today condemned the Sehwan blast:
Ya mere parwardigar nisto nabood karde un ko jo iss tarhan tere masoom logoon ki jaan lety hain #blastinshabazqalander shrine
— Faysal Qureshi ?? (@faysalquraishi) February 16, 2017
Mahira Khan, the Raees superstar wrote:
Noooooo!!!! Cowards attacking innocents praying!!! Sick #Sehwan
— Mahira Khan (@TheMahiraKhan) February 16, 2017
Bilal Ashraf, the Jannan star expressed:
Ya Allah Madad. Prayers for all those innocent people who lost their lives in the blast today.
— Bilal Ashraf (@IamBilalAshraf) February 16, 2017
Mawra Hocane along with others expressed their grief:
— MAWRA HOCANE (@MawraHocane) February 16, 2017
— HUMAIMA MALICK (@HumaimaMalick) February 16, 2017
Tragedy strikes. Heartbreaking. The fact that we have no means to treat the ones that are struck by this tragedy is an even bigger tragedy.
— Sana Bucha (@sanabucha) February 16, 2017
If a federal gov’t can not safeguard the life ,property & places of worship & recreation of its citizens, it has no right to govern. #Sehwan
— salman ahmad (@sufisal) February 16, 2017
Even the designer HSY couldn’t resist expressing his sadness:
May Allah have mercy on us. More innocent have been killed. Enraged and feel helpless.
— Hassan Sheheryar (@HSYCOUTUREKING) February 16, 2017
We at TIP condemn this act of terror and pray for peace and safety in Pakistan.