India has expressed concern over the vandalism of temples in Pakistan and atrocities against such national minorities in front of the Pak Mission in Delhi. India has said that the matter should be investigated, and India has also asked to share the report with India.
India has expressed concern over the vandalism of temples in Pakistan and atrocities against such national minorities in front of the Pak Mission in Delhi. India has said that the matter should be investigated, and India has also asked to share the report with India. India has also demanded strict action against those responsible. It is alleged that the bomber struck shortly after noon in front of a temple in the Karak district of Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. Sources said that the Foreign Ministry has conveyed its serious concerns to the Pakistan High Commission here over the repeated incidents (in Pakistan) and the harassment of members of the minority community there.
A source said, “The Pakistani government has been further told that this is not the first time (any) temple has been damaged.” This has been happening since 1997. We have asked to share the investigation report with the ministry. Sources said that the Pakistan High Commission has been informed that the government of Pakistan is expected to fulfill its responsibilities including protection of the religious rights and cultural heritage of the minority community. Focus on the safety and welfare of the people.
Pakistani officials said Thursday that more than 30 people had been arrested in connection with the attack, most of them members of the extremist Islamist group. Human rights activists and Hindu community leaders have strongly condemned the attack on a temple in the village of Terry in Kirk district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Meanwhile, according to a report from Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Mahmud Khan on Friday said his government would renovate the temple. He said his government had ordered the reconstruction of the damaged temple. Local police said 30 people, including Jamaat-e-Islami leader Rahmat Salam Khattak, had been arrested in connection with the incident.
Sanaullah Abbasi, the provincial police chief, told KP that more than 350 people had been named in the FIR. Abbasi said all sections of the law on terrorism have been included in the FIR against the accused. Pakistan’s Supreme Court on Thursday notified the attack and ordered local authorities to appear in court on January 5.
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