More than 100 people including Nawabzada Siraj Raisani, younger brother of former chief minister Balochistan Aslam Raisai and BAP candidate for Balochistan Assembly, have been killed and about 150 others injured in a suicide blast in Mastung, in Baluchistan, reports The News
Nawabzada Siraj Raisani,
Balochistan caretaker home minister Agha Umar Bungalzai said the death toll in the town of Mastung “has risen to 128”.
A senior provincial government official also confirmed the figure, adding that 150 others were injured in the attack.
“Mir Siraj Raisani succumbed to wounds while he was being shifted to Quetta,” caretaker provincial Home Minister Agha Umar said. He also confirmed the blast was a suicide attack.
Brother of Siraj Raisani, Lashkar Raisani have also confirmed the explosion killed Raisani, who was running for a provincial seat PB-35 with Balochistan Awami Party (BAP).
Chief of Army Staff, General Qamar Javed Bajwa has condemned heinous terrorist attack in Mastung.