Shia Genocide: 259 people martyred in Pakistan during 2015, special report
Shiite News: 259 people killed in Pakistan during the year 2015 in acts of Shia genocide. According to the report of Shiite news’ monitoring desk, 259 people embraced martyrdom in acts of Shia genocide among other terror acts during the year. The number of Shias killed in 2014 were 311. The decline in the acts of target killing of Shias has declined, especially in Karachi, which is although admirable but not satisfactory. Five major terror acts tool place this year in which many people were martyred whereas target killing persisted in Quetta.
Below is the detail of those martyred in different cities of Pakistan during the whole year.
Monthly Review Report
Month of January proved to be sensitive with regard to Shia genocide. According to Shiite News, 102 Shia Muslims were killed nationwide during the month of January in different terror acts. 73 people were killed in Shikarpur as the result of a blast during Friday prayer, 13 were killed in Karachi, 11 in Rawalpindi, 4 in Peshawar and one person was killed in DI Khan.
30 Shia Muslims embraced martyrdom during the month of February. 21 people were martyred in a blast at Imamia mosque in Hayatabad area of Peshawar whereas one person was killed in target killing. In addition to this, 4 Shias were martyred in Karachi, 3 in Islamabad and one in Rahim Yar Khan.
9 Shia Muslims were martyred during the month of March. 3 people were martyred in Karachi, 2 in Quetta, 2 in DI Khan, 1 in Gujranwala and one in Hab.
Detail of Shia Muslims killed during April is as follows:
2 in Karachi, 1 in Peshawar and 2 in Quetta.
17 followers of Shia school of thought killed in the month of May of which 3 were killed in Karachi, 4 in Peshawar, 8 in Quetta and 2 in Parachinar.
6 people were martyred in June from which 5 took place in Quetta and 1 in DI Khan.
Pattern of Shia genocide during the month of July remained as follows:
6 in Quetta, 1 in Karachi and1 in Peshawar.
2 Shias were killed in Karachi during August whereas one was killed in Quetta.
9 Shia Muslims were killed in September from which 2 were martyred in Karachi, 2 in Rawalpindi, 1 in Peshawar, 1 in Charsadah and 3 in DI Khan.
Month of October proved to be difficult in terms of Shia genocide. According to Shiite News, takfiri terrorists carried out blasts in mourning processions in Chalgari and Jacobabad. 10 mourners were martyred in the blast that took place in Chalgari area of Bolan district in Baluchistan whereas 28 mourners were martyred in the blast in Jacobabad, including Ahl e Sunat, Hindu and Sikh. One person was martyred in Karachi and one in Peshawar. In total 40 Shia momineen embraced martyrdom in this month.
6 people were martyred in November of which 4 took place in Quetta, one in Karachi and one in Quetta.
The month of December also passed away with the martyrdoms of 24 Shia people. The blast in Peshawar took 22 lives whereas one was killed in Karachi and one in Laiyya.