Pakistan’s founder Quaid e Azam statue destroyed in a terrorist attack by BLA in Gwadar

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Pakistan’s founder Quaid e Azam statue destroyed in a terrorist attack by BLA in Gwadar

QUETTA – A statue of Pakistan’s founder Quaid-i-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah was destroyed in a terrorist attack by a banned Baloch outfit on Sunday.

Reports quoting officials cited that the outlawed Baloch Liberation Front claimed responsibility for the bombing of Jinnah’s statue which was mounted at Marine Drive earlier this year.

The terrorists reportedly planted an explosive device beneath the statue which completely destroyed the sculpture however the nature of the blast was yet to be ascertained.

Gwadar Deputy Commissioner Major (retd) Abdul Kabir Khan speaking with an international news outlet said the matter is being investigated at the highest level while adding that the militants visited the area as tourists.

Meanwhile, no arrest has been made so far as officials mentioned to probe the matter from all angles. The culprits will be caught soon, he added.