Islamabad - Lawyers community in Islamabad observed a day of mourning yesterday over the Badaber attack in Peshawar.

On the call of Islamabad Bar Council, lawyers went on a strike with the high court bar and district bar observing a day of mourning. As a result of the strike, the hearings of many cases have been adjourned.

Lawyers are of the view that operations against militants should continue till their logical conclusion to eliminate the scourge of terrorism. In their speeches, the lawyers’ leaders extended their full support to the army and other law-enforcement agencies in the fight against terrorism. They paid rich tributes to the martyrs and said their sacrifices would be remembered by the nation for all times to come.