Thousands of Shiite Muslims rallied Saturday to protest the killing of 61 people in a suicide bombing at a mosque, as southern Pakistan shut down to mourn the nation`s worst sectarian attack in nearly two years.
Pakistan on Saturday mourned the victims of the deadly suicide bombing in a Shia mosque in southern Sindh province that killed 61 people with many of the injured still in critical condition, officials said.
Respecting the Rajasthan government's decision to adopt Camel as the state animal, Anjuman Society of Khandan-e-Amiriya (ASKeA) in Tonk district has decided to stop its 150-year-old tradition of sacrificing camel on the day of Eid-Ul-Zuha slated for Monday.
Eid-ul-Azha will be celebrated on Monday in the national capital with Muslims offering special prayers in Eidgahs and mosques and sacrificing animals, even as security arrangement was stepped up ahead of the festival.
It is evening time and the maulvi here just sounded the 'azaan', the call for prayer and devouts rush inside to offer 'namaaz'. Shortly thereafter, scores of people assemble in the tented courtyard of the mosque to have food.
Kashmiri-Americans will send a fact finding mission to Kausnar Nag in Jammu and Kashmir following reports in Pakistani media about a temporary mosque being constructed at this high-altitude oligotrophic lake.