Shikarpur- Funeral prayers of 40 martyrs of the Shikarpur Imambargah blast were offered in Lakhi Dar area of the city today.

At least 61 people were killed in the blast at Karbala-e-Moalla Imambargah during the Friday prayers. Thousands of mourners attended the funeral prayers of the martyrs. Heart wrenching scenes were witnessed during the last rites.

The mourners did Maatam, recited Nauhas and cried in the memory of those killed in the blast. Later the martyrs were laid to rest in different graveyards of the city. Majlis-e-Wahdat-ul-Muslimeen (MWM), Jaffaria Alliance and other religious groups had announced country-wide mourning for three days to protest over the attack.

Shutter-down strike was observed in different parts of Sindh as well.