Human Rights Commission laments Pakistan government for continuous blood shedding

Islamabad, July 2 (ANI): The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has condemned the merciless killings of citizens in several bombings conducted over the past few weeks and has criticized the government for not taking any serious action.

Earlier, an attack on a paramilitary convoy in Peshawar took 18 lives. The outlawed Lashkar-e-Jhangvi militant group has been organizing bombings spacing them a few weeks apart.

The commission expressed concern and dismay during a press statement post another massacre in Quetta that claimed 30 lives, the Daily Times reports.

According to the report, the country is not taking appropriate counter measures to restrain the easy availability of large and small weapons, explosives and bomb-making skills.

HRCP, while claiming no expertise on security matters, criticized the delayed reactions of the government and said that despite Lashkar-e-Jhangvi claiming responsibility for the attacks and has urged the state to pursue the killers with single-minded focus. (ANI)

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