13 injured in Chaman mosque blast

13 injured in Chaman mosque blast

QUETTA: At least 13 worshipers were injured when a bomb blast occurred at the Jamia Mosque situated at Taj Road of Chaman city of Killa Abdullah district.

According to District Police Officer Killa Abdullah Syed AttahUlah Shah, the blast occurred when the people were offering Maghrib (evening) prayers in the mosque.

Police and personnel of other law enforcement agencies reached the spot and cordoned off the entire area. They also shifted the injured to a nearby hospital. Three of the injured, including Pesh Imam Hafiz Mati-Ullah, were referred to the Civil Hospital Quetta in view of their critical condition.

The other injured were identified as Noor Ali, Dost Mouhammad, Umar Shah, Wali Khan, Najeeb-Ullah, Lal Muhammad, Rozi Khan, Abdul Basir, Ali Akbar, Talib, Shabir Ahmed, and Muhammad Tahir.
The DPO told APP that Syed AttahUllah said the nature of explosion could not be ascertained as yet. The mosque was partially damaged.