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Daesh claims responsibility for Quetta mosque bombing as FIR registered

11 January, 2020 13:19

Daesh claims responsibility for Quetta mosque bombing while police registered FIR.

Notorious terror group Daesh (ISIS) claimed responsibility.
However, it said that its suicide bombing targeted Afghan Taliban.

Daesh claims responsibility

Although ISIS posted its claim on its Pakistan Telegram channel, Taliban spokesman Qari Mohammad Yousuf Ahmadi denied it.
He said in a statement that none of his group’s members had been present at the mosque.

FIR registered

The Counter Terrorism Department has registered the first information report (FIR) regarding the Quetta blast case.
It killed least 15 persons including Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Amanullah and the Imam of the mosque.

DSP among 15 killed

Although earlier report suggested that the blast in Quetta mosque killed 14, latest reports termed that suicide bombing.

The powerful explosion ripped through the mosque in southwest Pakistan during Friday evening prayers.

The martyrs include DSP Amanullah who had lost his son in a blast.

PM seeks report on cowardice blast

He further said he had sought an immediate report on yesterday’s condemnable cowardly Quetta terrorist attack that targeted a mosque and people at prayers.

He also asked the provincial government to ensure all medical facilities to the injured persons.

PM Khan said this in a tweet today.

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