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Death toll in Mastung suicide attack mounts to 28

Death toll in Mastung suicide attack mounts to 28
May 14, 2017

QUETTA, 14 May: Death toll in the suicide attack on the convoy of Senate Deputy Chairman Maulana Abdul Ghafoor Haideri in Mastung district of Balochistan has mounted to 28, while 42 people were injured in the attack.

Maulana Abdul Ghafoor Haideri along with his supporters was going for a rally on Friday when his convoy was attacked by a suicide bomber. He was also slightly injured in the attack.

Meanwhile, unknown armed men shot dead 10 labourers in Gwadar district of Balochistan on Saturday. Several labourers were also injured in the attack. Levies sources said these labourers were working on road construction in Gant Peshkan area when armed men opened fire on them.

Balochistan Home Minister Sarfaraz Bugti while condemning the attack said that foreign hand was involved in unrest in Balochistan. He said the hostile agencies want to impede the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project. He said the enemies will never succeed in their nefarious designs.

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