KARACHI -Markets and all business activates were remained closed in Karachi on Sunday to share the grief of over 83 people died in Saturday’s deadly blast in Quetta.

A suicide bomber rammed an explosive-laden water tanker vehicle a packed bazaar near Hazara town, an area dominated by Shias on the outskirts of Quetta.

The Majlis-e-Wahdatul Muslimeen (MWM) has announced 10-day mourning across the country and observed shutter down strike in Quetta, with protest demonstrations of Shia community in different cities.

The MQM also announced day of mourning while the Sindh Chief Minister announced state mourning in the province to express solidarity with the blast victims.

Various protests were reported in different areas of the city, as irked protesters torched many vehicles to express their anguish.

Ancholi, Rizvia, Malir, Kharadar, Abbas Town, Soldier Bazar and other areas remained shut, with thin traffic on roads.

A rally was also staged in the city from Numaish to Governor House, for which security arrangement were made by police and security officials.

Last month three bomb blasts in Quetta killed nearly 100 people, one of the country’s worst sectarian attacks. Thousands of Shi’ites protested in several cities after that attack.