In pictures: Hazaras hold protests against Machh massacre

The latest wave of killing people of the Hazara community in Quetta has shock the nation as ten colliers earlier this week on 3rd January were kidnapped and killed and four others were seriously injured after armed men attacked them at a coalfield in the Bolan district.

After that, the families of the slain miners have been protesting in freezing temperatures at a highway in Quetta for the past four days. Sit-ins by the members of the Hazara community were held at various spots in Karachi, Lahore, and Islamabad.

Members of the Hazara community refusing to bury the coal continued their sit-in in Quetta.

Sit-ins by the members of the Hazara community in Quetta on the fourth consecutive day.

Mourners hold a vigil at Numaish on Tuesday in memory of the victims.

Due to the presence of the protesters, the area was completely blocked off to traffic in Lahore.

Young boys hold up placards outside the Karachi Press Club in Karachi.

Balochistan minister and activists staged sit-ins against the killings of members of Hazara in Quetta.

Protesters refused to end the sit-in until they get a guarantee that terrorist attacks won’t be repeated against the Hazara community.

Mourners from the Hazara community gather near the coffins of miners at the Western Bypass.

Protesters block a road in Karachi on Wednesday.

People offer prayers beside a tent with the bodies of coal miners as they protest demanding justice, in Quetta.

Children were also seen at the protest, holding photographs of their loved ones killed in the tragic incident.