Oddly enough, it was Sunnis, demonstrating yet again that Misunderstanding of Islam is unfortunately widespread in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, and even more oddly, Muslim leaders worldwide don’t seem to care. One would almost get the idea that maybe Islam is not a Religion of Peace after all, but that would be Islamophobic, and so couldn’t possibly be true.
“Gunmen kill 6 Shiite Muslims in apparent sectarian attack in Pakistan,” from the Associated Press, April 9 (thanks to David):
QUETTA, Pakistan “” Gunmen on a motorcycle opened fire on Shiite Muslims in southwest Pakistan on Monday, killing six in an apparent sectarian attack, police said.
Three other Shiites were wounded in the attack on a shoe store in Quetta, the capital of Baluchistan province, said police officer Hamid Shakil. No group has claimed responsibility for the attack.
Sunni militants with ideological and operational links to al-Qaida and the Taliban have carried out scores of bombings and shootings against minority Shiites in recent years. The past year has been especially bloody in Baluchistan….