The funeral prayers of the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam Fazl (JUI-F) Maulana Muhammad Hanif were offered in Chaman on Sunday morning, who was killed in a bomb blast that targeted his convoy at Taj Road.
The prayers were attended by JUI-F central leaders including Maulana Muhammad Wasif, Usman Kakar and others, whereas, a large number of citizens were also present.
Complete shutter down strike is observed all over Baluchistan to express grief on the loss of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam Fazl (JUI-F) Maulana Mohammad Hanif after a low-intensity blast in Baluchistan province’s Chaman city.
Markets, shops and business activities are yet to be paralyzed amid shutter down strike in Quetta.
Security measures are tightened after the blast hit Chaman. Police officials are also being deployed in the respected areas.
Earlier, at least three people including a leader of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam Fazl (JUI-F) Maulana Mohammad Hanif lost his life a low-intensity blast in Chaman city,
According to the police, the bomb was planted in a motorcycle outside Maulana Mohammad Hanif’s office and as soon as the JUI-F leader stepped out of his office, it exploded, leaving two people dead at the spot while he himself and at least nine other people severely injured.
Mohammad Hanif was rushed to the hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries.
Heavy contingents of the law enforcement agencies cordoned off the whole area in order to continue relief activities smoothly in the affected zone.
Earlier in May this year, a tribal leader and his two guards had been killed in a roadside blast in Chaman.
The city also saw a similar explosion in April when a child was killed and 12 other people were injured in a blast caused by a planted bomb.
Rescue officials had said that the explosive device was planted in a motorcycle and added that a vehicle and six bikes also caught fire after the explosion.