QUETTA: Speaker Balochistan Assembly Ms Raheela Hameed Khan Durrani has strongly condemned the blast in Parachinar, the headquarters of Kurram Agency on Friday morning.
In her statement, she expressed heartfelt condolences over the loss of precious lives in the blast.
She said that elements involved in such a heinous act will be brought to justice. She prayed to Almighty Allah to rest the departed souls in eternal peace and early recovery of the injured and she also expressed sympathy with the bereaved families.
At least 23 people were killed and over 100 wounded in a car bomb explosion outside an Imambargah.
The explosion in the remote area bordering Afghanistan occurred as people gathered for Friday prayers near the women’s entrance of a Shia mosque.
Jamaat-ul-Ahrar, a splinter group of the banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), claimed the responsibility for the attack through a video message.
Published in The Balochistan Point on March 31, 2017