Five killed in Qila Saifullah Blast


balochistan blast

QUETTA: Five people have been killed and 10 injured in a blast outside Jamiat Ulema Islam-F (JUI-F) candidate Maulana Wasiah’s office in Qila Saifullah.

According to initial reports, five people have been killed and 10 injured in the blast. PP-3 candidate Maulana Wasiah was not present in his office at the time of the blast.

The injured are being shifted to District Headquarter Hospital.

Following the blast, an emergency has been imposed across hospitals in Quetta for which additional staff has also been called.

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has taken notice of the blast and summoned a report from Balochistan chief secretary and Inspector General of Police (IGP).

A spokesperson for the ECP said directives have been issued to take action against those involved in such incidents.

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