Islamabad 13th May 2015 : The incident took place near the city’s Safoora Chowk area, Dawn. Six Gunmen on motorcycles stopped the bus and fired indiscriminately at passengers. In this attack 41 people have been killed and 20 injured. This bus carrying Ismaili Shia Muslims in the Pakistani city of Karachi was attacked by the terrorist.
There were about 60 people were on board the bus were forced to stop the bus on their way to Ismaili Shia place of worship. As per the reports this attack was by splinter group of the Pakistani Taliban called Jundullah. Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has condemned the attack and ordered an investigation.
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In those people spot to died in the attack were 25 men and 16 women. There were around 60 passengers, including children, on the bus, mostly from the Ismaili community. “There were six terrorists on three bikes. They got off the bikes, climbed the bus and opened fire using 9 mm pistols,” said a senior police officer.
Witnesses said, six gunmen entered the bus those came on three bikes and started firing indiscriminately for nearly 10 minutes. Most passengers were reportedly shot in the head at close range. Video footage of the bus does not show bullet holes on the body of the vehicle suggesting that the attackers may have entered and fired.