Seema Haider: Two temples have been targeted in Pakistan in 24 hours. A Mata temple in Karachi was brought down overnight, while another temple in Kashmore-Kandhakot was attacked by a gang of dacoits with rocket launchers and fired indiscriminately. It has been told that this attack was done by Rano Shar dacoit of Pakistan. He had earlier threatened about Seema Haidar.
Pakistani dacoit had given this threat
Media reports say that Pakistani dacoit Rano Shar had earlier threatened to return Pakistani border slave Ghulam Haider to India immediately, otherwise he would attack temples in Pakistan. For this reason, on Sunday, Rano Shar carried out the incident of attack in the temple of Kashmore.
indiscriminate firing on the temple
According to a report in Pakistan’s media house The Dawn, the attackers attacked a place of worship and nearby houses under the jurisdiction of the Gauspur police station. They fired indiscriminately. On information, a police team led by Kashmore-Kandhakot SSP Irfan Sammo had to reach the spot.
Every year a big event takes place in this temple.
The dacoits fired rocket launchers at the place of worship, the police officer said, Dawn reported. Although the temple was closed at that time. He said that it opens every year for religious services conducted by the Bagdi community (Hindu).
8 to 9 attackers committed the crime
SSP Sammo estimates that the suspects fled the scene after the attack. Police is conducting a search operation in the area. They said there were eight to nine gunmen, whom they were tracking in the riverine areas. Meanwhile, Dr. Suresh, a member of the Bagdi community, said that the “rocket launchers” fired by the dacoits did not explode, resulting in no loss of life.
Hindu families living in Pakistan are in panic
He appealed to the police to protect the community. However, after this incident, the Hindu families living in the area are in panic. Meanwhile, the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) said it was concerned over reports of deteriorating law and order situation in Kashmore and Ghotki districts of Sindh. Around 30 members of the Hindu community, including women and children, have reportedly been taken hostage.
HRCP is alarmed by reports of deteriorating law and order in the districts of Kashmore and Ghotki in Sindh, where some 30 members of the Hindu community – including women and children – have allegedly been held hostage by organised criminal gangs.
— Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (@HRCP87) July 16, 2023
Pak Human Rights Commission said – investigate immediately
The Commission has asked the Sindh Home Department to investigate the matter without any delay. Apart from this, it has been said on behalf of the Commission that we have received reports that these gangs have threatened to attack the places of worship of the community using high grade weapons.
150 years old mother’s temple demolished
Let us tell you that earlier on late Friday night, the 150-year-old Mata Mandir in Karachi, Pakistan, was demolished. The Hindu community in Karachi woke up on Saturday morning to find the 150-year-old holy Mari Mata temple in Karachi’s Soldier Bazaar destroyed, Dawn reported. It is discussed that this has been done for a shopping plaza.
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