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It was the day of Ashure, Tuesday, 10th of Muhram 1425 Hijri according to Islamic Calander and 2nd March 2004 A.D. More than 50 people martyred in Quetta the capital city of Baluchistan (Pakistan) by an organized terrorist attack.
According to reports the jiloos (Procession) was on its usual route, started from Alamdar road, then stayed at Mizan Choak as it moved forward to Liaqat Bazar, it targeted by a preplanned attack. Hand grenades and indiscriminate firing started on Azadaran-e-Imam Hussain (A.S).
According to eye witness the number of people martyred by terrorists were 7 and rest of people got bullets by security forces, police and ATF (Anti Terrorist Forces) and the process of firing was continue till hours, and in result of such act about 45 people lost their lives including five policemen.