Pakistan Christian Congress condemn suicide bombing in Churches
Karachi: March 15, 2015. (PCP) Dr. Nazir S Bhatti, President of Pakistan Christian Congress, Mr. Farrukh Saif Chief organizer of PCC, Mr. Ashiknaz Khokhar Vice President of PCC, Mr. Pastor Farhad Bhatti and Mr. Moris Sadiq Secretary General of PCC have strongly condemned suicide attack on churches in biggest residential colony of Christians in Pakistan named Youhanabad in city of Lahore.
As Sunday services were in progress in St. John Church and Christ Church in Youhanabad two suicide bombers blast them on gates when security stopped them to enter in Church buildings.
According to hospitals sources in Lahore, when filing this incident then 15 were declared dead and more than 80 injured and being treated.
The suicide bombing attacks on Churches spread wave of fear and among Christians in Pakistan and peaceful protests were taken out in Peshawar, Islamabad, Multan, Faisalabad, Karachi and other cities.
Dr. Nazir S Bhatti, President of Pakistan Christian Congress PCC said that Punjab government not adopted adequate security measures for Churches that’s why this sad incident happened in Lahore.
“Violence is rising against Christians in Punjab province where incidents of burning alive Christian children, women and men happen on pretext to blasphemy law while setting on fire homes of Christians is matter of every week and culprits walk free on streets” said Nazir Bhatti
PCC Chief said that Punjab is safe haven for religious extremists, terrorists and elements of banned outfits whom government Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz Groups PML (N) protects and call them their vote bank and never use iron hand against to protect religious minorities who are easy prey of these extremists who claim that Christians are infidels and liable to be killed.
Nazir Bhatti demanded fool proof security for worship places of Christians in Punjab and to arrest and punish culprits involved in attacked on Churches in Youhanabad Lahore.