Funeral prayers of martyred DSP offered

MASTUNG (HRNW) The funeral prayers of martyred Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Nawaz Gashkori offered at Mastung SP office on Friday.

A large number of people including the police officers attended the funeral.

At least 47 people along with DSP Gashkori were killed and more than 60 people suffered multiple injuries following a powerful suicide blast in Mastung district of Balochistan on Friday.

The dead and the injured were initially shifted to the DHQ hospital and other infirmaries. The incident took place at a bazaar near Madina Masjid on Al Falah Road. Rescue 1122 ambulances, police and Bomb Disposal Squad officials are at the crime scene.

A state of emergency has been declared in all hospitals. Security forces cordoned off the area soon after the incident.

According to a spokesman of the Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) Balochistan, a suicide bomber blew himself in a gathering of people.