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Chaman blast: Shutter down strike being observed in Balochistan

Chaman blast: Shutter down strike being observed in Balochistan
September 29, 2019
QUETTA (92 News) – Shutter down strike is being observed across Balochistan over Chaman blast on Sunday. On the call of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-F (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazalur Rehman, the people in Balochistan are observing shutter down strike against the death of Maulana Muhammad Hanif in Chaman blast. All the business sectors and public transport in the province have been closed.
JUI-F leader Maulana Hanif martyred in Chaman blast
Earlier on Sunday, three people, including JUI-F leader Maulana Hanif, were martyred while 10 others injured in a blast on Taj Road. The blast occurred when Maulana Hanif was coming out of his office. Glasses of nearby buildings broke due to the blast. A heavy contingent of police and FC reached the site and cordoned off the area. Emergency has been declared in District Hospital. After the blast, fire broke out in a vehicle and a bike. According to security officers, the explosive material was fitted in a motorcycle. Reacting to the incident, JUI-F chief Mualana Fazlur Rahman condemned the blast, saying it was a well-planned conspiracy to target the JUI leadership. “It is responsibility of state to provide protection to its citizens.” He asked the law enforcement agencies to expose such elements.
Two SHOs among 10 injured in two Quetta blasts
On September 5, as many as 10 people, including station house officers (SHOs) of Kaharotabad and Airport, were injured in two blasts at Khaizi Chowk, Quetta. According to the Bomb Disposal Squad, 12kg explosive material was used in the blast. Ball bearings were used in the blast. A heavy contingent of police reached the spot and sealed the area.