Mastung: Shia Pilgrim Bus Attack 20 Killed, 22 Injured

Pilgrim Bus Attack

At least twenty Shiite Muslims martyred and 22 other injured including women and children, after a suicide blast occurred near Mastung, Balochistan, managed by Takfiri Deobandi terrorists of pro-Taliban terrorists group Ahl-e-Sunnat Wal-Jamat, on Tuesday evening targeting a bus full of pilgrims who were traveling back from Iran to Pakistan.

Severe firing took place following the blast which resulted in security officials cordoning off the area.

The attack took place at Dareen Garh area of Mastung; preliminary reports suggest that around 100 KG of explosives was used to carry out the attack.
The whole site was ablaze; security forces and rescue teams rushed to the site. Security forces have cordoned off the area and a search operation is underway.
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, President Mamnoon Hussain have strongly condemned the attack and Majlis Wahdatul Muslimeen (MWM) has announced 3-day mourning.

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