In Quetta, the capital of Balochistan, Pakistan Home Minister Sarfaraz Bugti claimed that India’s Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) was involved in the suicide attack.
Pakistan said on Saturday that two suicide bombings that occurred on Friday were connected to India’s intelligence service. The explosion took place near a mosque in the Mastung district of Balochistan when people were gathering for a rally to celebrate the birthday of Prophet Muhammad. Hours later, an explosion took place inside a mosque near Doaba Police Station in Hangu, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
RAW involved in the attack
In Quetta, the capital of Balochistan, Pakistan Home Minister Sarfaraz Bugti claimed that India’s Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) was involved in the suicide attack. He said, ‘RAW is involved in the suicide attack. The army, civilians, and all other institutions will jointly take revenge against the elements involved in the attack in Mastung.
Sent for DNA
Police filed a report on Saturday to begin an investigation, adding that they have sent the DNA of the bomb for analysis. At the same time, a media report on Saturday quoted a statement from the Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) saying that an FIR has been registered against an unknown attacker with charges of murder and terrorism.
Investigation into the incident continues
“No group has so far claimed responsibility for the attack, however, the banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has denied any involvement in Friday’s blast,” the CTD said. That the investigation into the incident is ongoing and no one has been arrested yet. Meanwhile, the caretaker government of Balochistan has declared three days of mourning in the wake of the attack.
This is the case
A powerful bomb exploded near a mosque in Pakistan’s restive Balochistan province on Friday. At least 58 people were killed and 100 others were injured. However, the death toll may also increase. The blast occurred when people gathered for a rally to celebrate the birthday of Prophet Muhammad. The blast took place in the Mastung district.
Meanwhile, there was an explosion inside a mosque near Doaba Police Station in Hangu, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. During this period at least five people died, while 12 were injured. The roof of the mosque collapsed due to the explosion. About 30 to 40 people are reported to be trapped under the debris.