Bomb blast in Balochistan, 20 martyred including BAP leader Nawab Siraj Raisani

Bomb blast in Balochistan, 20 martyred including BAP leader Nawab Siraj Raisani
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QUETTA: Balochistan Awami Party (BAP) candidate Nawabzada Siraj Raisani was among 20 people martyred when an explosion hit an election gathering in the Darengarh area of Mastung on Friday.

Lashkari Raisani, the brother of Siraj, confirmed that he had lost his life in the explosion. “I and Aslam Raisani are also receiving threats,” Lashkari said.

The explosion left around 25 people injured who were shifted to nearby hospitals and they are ascertaining the situation, Deputy Commissioner (DC) Qaim Lashari told Geo News, adding that they were ascertaining the situation.

Following the incident, an emergency was declared in the hospitals of Quetta, with additional medical staff summoned.

Raisani, a candidate of the recently-formed Balochistan Awami Party from PB-35 constituency, was the younger brother of former Balochistan chief minister Nawab Aslam Raisani.

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