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Quetta bombing: Rs 560 million released for kin of killed lawyers

Updated: Sep 09, 2016 12:08 IST

Karachi [Pakistan], Sept. 9 (ANI): A sum of Rs 560 million has been released for the families of the 56 lawyers were killing in the suicide bombing on August 8th at the Civil Hospital in Quetta.

According to the Dawn, the deputy commissioner of Quetta has been assigned the task of distributing cheques among the heirs of victims.

The provincial Minister for Education and Chairman of the Shuhada Committee, Abdul Raheem Ziaratwal, said that a member of each slain lawyer's family would be provided a government job with relaxation in the government service rules and that the government is planning to make arrangements for the education of the children of deceased lawyers. (ANI)