Mastung Blast: Suicide bomber is identified, IG Balochistan


IG Balochistan Mohsin Hassan Butt revealed that the suicide bomber involved in Mastung blast is identified.

IG Balochistan briefed that the Mastung Blast suicide bomber is identified. He informed Senate Standing Committee on Interior that suicider’s name was Hafiz Nawaz and he was a resident of Abbottabad.

IG Balochistan briefed committee that the suicide bomber travelled from Abbottabad to Sindh where he contacted the banned organization. The Mastung blast accused was a part of Daesh and has also connections with Lashkar-e-Jhangvi.

IG Balochistan also revealed that the facilitators of suicide attack are also detected. He further added that Daesh grown its presence in Afghanistan and is involved in terrorism activities in Balochistan. Hafiz Naeem and Mufti Haider were the local Daesh commanders and the effort for their arrest is under way.

149 people including BAP leader and candidate Siraj Raisani martyred in a blast near Mastung. In addition, around 186 people were injured. Siraj Raisani was contesting Pakistan Election 2018 from PB-35 on the ticket of BAP. He was the brother of former CM Balochistan Nawab Aslam Raisani. In addition, his son was also martyred in a Mastung terrorist attack in 2011.


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