QUETTA - Refusing to bury the victims of Kirani Road bombing for second day, the family members of the deceased and Hazaras continued their sit-in, placing the dead bodies on Alamdar Road.Demonstrators poured onto the streets across the country, shutting down the largest city Karachi and closing the road from the capital to Islamabad Airport, in angry protest at Saturday's bombing that killed at least 89 people in Quetta.Thousands of mostly women, but also men and children, blocked Alamdar Road in Quetta, vowing to continue their sit-in until the authorities take action against the extremists behind the attack which also wounded more than 200 people.Families say that they would not burry the victims until handing over the control of Quetta to the Army and targeted operation against those slaughtering Hazaras.Protestor called for immediate deployment of Army in Quetta and crackdown against those behind the killings.Situation in Quetta on Monday remained tensed and roads leading to Hazara Town and Alamdar Road were blocked to prevent any untoward incident.Meanwhile, 73 victims including 16 women had been identified while 24 people were reported missing.Expressing solidarity with Hazaras, lawyers in Balochistan observed strike and did not appear in courts.Two investigation teams headed by Investigations DIG Fayyaz Sumbul were formed and they had been directed to submit the report within 10 days. AFP adds: Volunteers armed with automatic rifles and pistols Monday guarded the streets of Hazara Town, the scene of Saturday's attack, an AFP reporter saw.After the January 10 snooker hall attack, Shiites staged a similar protest for four days. They only buried the dead after Islamabad sacked the provincial government and imposed governor's rule in an apparent attempt to improve security.In Quetta Amin Shaheedi, the vice-president of the Shiite Wahdatul Muslemeen party, demanded control of the city be handed over to the army. "Terrorists are roaming freely and we are not given any protection. Our protest will continue until we get protection," he told reporters.Karachi came to a halt as public transport workers and traders stopped work Monday after a Shiite party called a protest strike, residents said.Schools were closed, traffic was off the roads and attendance in offices was thin. Several political and religious parties have backed the strike call.Protesters on the edge of the capital Islamabad also shut down the main road leading to the airport, witnesses told AFP.In Lahore, hundreds of Shias demonstrated to press demands for military action against extremists in Quetta.Protests were also held in almost every major city of the country where demonstrators blocked major roads paralysing routine life.