At least 34 killed, more than 100 injured in blast in Balochistan province of Pakistan
In Pakistan, at least 34 people were killed and more than 100 injured in a blast in Balochistan province today. A Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) is also among those killed in the blast. The heavy explosion took place near a mosque in Balochistan’s Mastung district, where people were gathering to mark the birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammed. The injured people have been shifted to nearby hospitals and some of them are in critical condition. No one has claimed responsibility for the blast.
This was the second major blast in the Mastung district in September. Earlier this month, a blast injured several people, including Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam Fazl (JUI-F) leader Hafiz Hamdullah.