Quetta: 56 killed, 160 injured in blast at Al Quds rally
QUETTA: According to the Dawn News, at least 56 people were killed and about 160 others injured here on Friday when a suicide bomber struck a procession brought out to mark the Al Quds day, near Meezan Chowk. Soon after the blast some armed men in the procession started firing into the air, triggering chaos and panic. They also attacked DSNGs of different TV channels and fired at the Aaj van, killing its driver. The outlawed Lashkar-i-Jhangvi has claimed responsibility for the attack. A spokesman identified the bomber as 22-year-old Arshad Muavia. But according to a report from tribal areas, a spokesman of the Tehril-i-Taliban Pakistan claimed responsibility for the attack.