Over 25 people were killed and several injured in suicide bomb at Senate Deputy Chairman's convoy

(Web Desk) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and PTI Chairman Imran Khan condemned the recent suicide attack in Mastung in which at least 25 were martyred and dozens injured.

The roadside blast took place after a dastar bandi ceremony where convoy of Maulana Abdul Ghafoor Haideri was present. 

PM Nawaz ordered best medical treatment for those injured and prayed for the recovery of Senate Deputy Chairman Maulana Abdul Ghafoor Haideri. He paid a tribute to the martyrs of Mastung blast who made a great sacrifice for the country.


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While expressing grief at the terrible blast, Imran Khan told Pakistan’s enemies are trying to spread unrest in the country, adding that the authorities need to overlook internal and external threats. He demanded complete investigation of the blast and accountability of those responsible.

PTI Chief prayed for quick recovery of injured people including JUI-F’s Maulana Abdul Ghafoor Haideri.

It must also be mentioned that renowned politicians including JI Chief Siraj-ul-Haq, Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar, Punjab CM Shehbaz Sharif, Senate Chairman Raza Rabbani, PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto, PAT Chief Tahir-ul-Qadri and others inquired about Haideri s health and expressed grief at the tragic suicide attack.

The blast was termed suicide in nature by Mastung DPO Muhammad Ghazanfar according to the available evidence. He told, "No evidence was found to call it a device attack."

While some injured are being treated within Mastung’s hospitals, others were shifted to Quetta Civil Hospital and CMH. Commander Southern Command Lieutenant General Umar Riaz also visited Quetta CMH and inquired about the health of blast victims.