Quetta: B’stan governor escapes bomb attack
QUETTA: A convoy of Balochistan Governor Nawab Zulfiqar Ali Magsi escaped a bomb blast in Mangochar area of Kalat, some 126km from here, on Tuesday.
The Balochistan Liberation Army (BLA) has claimed responsibility for the explosion.
The governor was returning to Quetta from Kalat after attending the funeral of his mother-in-law.
“It was a remote-controlled device concealed in a destroyed Nato trailer lying along the Quetta-Karachi Highway,” a senior official told Dawn News.
Security personnel cordoned off the area and arrested a suspect, identified as Hidayatullah Samalani.