Chaman: Three people including Jamiat Ulama-e-Islam Fazl leader Maulana Mohammad Hanif killed in a blast in Taj road Chaman. police source confirmed.
According to police, the blast took place in front of the JUI-F leader’s office, wounding 17 others.
Police said that the JUI-F leader succumbed to his injuries when he was being shifted to Quetta.
Police said that explosive material was planted inside a motorcycle on roadside, adding that due to the intensity of the blast, windows of several nearby buildings shattered.
Four wounded have been shifted to a nearby hospital, added rescue sources.
JUI-F Chief Maulana Fazl-ur-Rehman condemned the bomb blast, saying that he was deeply aggrieved due to the death of his party’s leader.
“Maulana Mohammad Haneef was a sincere leader,” said Fazl-ur-Rehman, calling the incident a conspiracy against peace.
Fazl urged his party workers to aid in rescue activities.