Agencies/JK News Today
Sept, 29: At least six people were killed and 30 were injured in a blast near a mosque in Balochistan’s Mastung district on Friday.
As per News Agencies, Mastung Assistant Commissioner Attahul Munim confirmed the casualties. He added that the explosion took place when people were gathering for an Eid Miladun Nabi (PBUH) procession near Madina Masjid at Alfalah Road.
The nature of the blast is not clear yet. Balochistan interim Information Minister Jan Achakzai said rescue teams have been dispatched to Mastung. He added the critically injured persons are being transferred to Quetta and that an emergency has been imposed in all the hospitals.
“The enemy wants to destroy religious tolerance and peace in Balochistan with foreign blessings,” Achakzai said. “The explosion is unbearable.”
He further said caretaker Chief Minister Ali Mardan Domki has directed authorities to arrest those responsible for the blast.