Monday , June 1 2020

Media persons ,Lawyers among 70 killed in Quetta hospital blast

Quetta hospital blast

QUETTA (Web Desk) –According to the source  70 peoples including lawyers and media channel men were killed and dozens are injured in a suicide blast at the Civil Hospital in Quetta on Monday morning, NewsBox reported.

The blast, followed by firing, occurred as mourners gathered at the hospital after Balochistan Bar Association President Bilal Anwar Kasi was shot dead by unidentified assailants in the provincial capital.

The responsibility for the suicide blast attack was later accepted by TTP  Group Jamaat-ur-Ahrar.

“The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan Jamaat-ur-Ahrar takes responsibility for this  suicide blast attack , and pledges to continue carrying out such attacks. they also said in an email that We will release a video report on this soon,

Quetta hospital blast

According to source Many of the dead were lawyers and media reporters who had earlier gathered to cover a protest over the murder of Balochistan Bar Association president Bilal Anwar Kasi.

Aaj TV cameraman Shehzad ahmed and famous media channel Dawn News cameraman Mehmood Khan and ex-Balochistan Bar Association president Muhammad Kakar were among those killed in the attack,

Muhammad Kakar
Photo – ex-Balochistan Bar Association president Muhammad Kakar

 

Shehzad media reporter
Photo – Aaj TV cameraman Shehzad ahmed

A heavy contingent of Frontier Pakistan Army Cheif and police arrived and cordoned the hospital following the blast, restricting access to the area.

Quetta attack

PM, army chief arrive in Quetta

pakistan Army chief General Raheel Sharif arrived at the Quetta  Civil Hospital and inquired after the injured victims of the blast.

The pakistan Army chief General Raheel Sharif also directed the hospital authorities concerned to provide best medical care to those admitted at the hospital in Qutta.

The Army chief General Raheel also visited Balochistan High Court and offered condolences to chief justice of Balochistan high court and the panel of judges,” Director General Inter-Service Public Relations Lt-Gen Asim Saleem Bajwa tweeted.

“Pakistan Army Chief General Raheel visited Civil Hospital Quetta and expressed solidarity with the injured. Serious patients have been shifted to Combined Military Hospital Quetta,

Army Chief
Pakistan Army Chief General Raheel visited Civil Hospital Quetta and expressed solidarity with the injured.PHOTO – ISPR

Prime Minister of pakistan  Nawaz Sharif cancelled all prior commitments and arrived in Quetta Army Chief  was also with him  .

 

Army Chief with PM
Prime Minister of pakistan Nawaz Sharif with Army Chief

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