MANDI BAHAUDDIN/SADIQABAD-People from various walks of life condemned the brutal terror attack on Quetta Police Training College and expressed solidarity with the bereaved families.

In Mandi Bahauddin, District Bar Association observed strike and boycotted court proceedings to mourn the incident. The lawyers gathered at the bar room where they offered Fateha for rest of the departed souls in eternal peace. They also sympathised with the aggrieved families and prayed Allah to grant them courage and strength to bear this great loss. They demanded the government to launch investigation into the incident and award exemplary punishment to the culprits and their facilitators as soon as possible.

Similarly, Pakistan Ex-servicemen Society in a separate meeting condemned the brutal killings of unarmed cadets at the Quetta Police Training College. The participants expressed deep sorrow over the carnage and extended their heartfelt condolences to the families of the victims. They also paid glowing tribute to an Army captain and JCO for their exemplary courage, they showed while fighting terrorists and rescuing cadets.

In Sadiqabad, the Pakistan People's Party cancelled all political activities to express solidarity with the families of the martyrs of the Quetta carnage. PPP South Punjab spokesman Rana Tariq Mehmood informed the media that PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto has also cancelled his program to participate in Dewali at Dehr. "The participation of Bilawal in Dewali celebrations at Dehr was planned but cancelled after consultation with the party's supreme council," he informed, advising the Hindu community to celebrate the event with simplicity.