Pakistan : 36 including a General Martyred in Pindi Mosque Attack

36 persons including 5 Army officers ( Major General Bilal Omar, Brigadier Abdur Rauf, Lt. Colonel Fakhar, lt. Colonel Manzoor Saeed and Major Zahid) have been martyred and several injured in a terror attack at Parade Lane mosque in Rawalpindi. DG ISPR has confirmed the killing of 26 people. Children are also among the martyrs.

According to sources, security forces shot dead three terrorists. A part of the mosque also damaged in the incident…

Courtesy: Pkpolitics, http://pkpolitics.com/2009/12/04/35-martyred-in-pindi-mosque-attack/

ISPR, Press release link: http://www.ispr.gov.pk/front/main.asp?o=t-press_release&id=1034#pr_link1034

BBC urdu link; http://www.bbc.co.uk/urdu/pakistan/2009/12/091204_pindi_blast_rh.shtml

Proud on Sindhi Topi and Ajrak

LONDON, DECEMBER 2, 2009. World Sindhi Congress expressed its full support and intended participation in “Sindhi Topi and Ajrak Day” (Sindhi Cap and Scarf Wearing Day) being celebrated all over the world on December 6th, 2009. International cultural get-togethers are already planned in London, Manchester, Bristol and Scotland as well as in New York.

Sindh, currently within the geo-political boundaries of Pakistan and homeland to 35 million Sindhi people, has an aboundingly rich culture, heritage and language dating back thousands of years. Since its inclusion in Pakistan, six decades ago, the indigenous people of Sindh have suffered systematic and institutionalized marginalization of their language and culture.

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