QUETTA: Five people have been killed and 10 injured in a blast outside Jamiat Ulema Islam-F (JUI-F) candidate Maulana Wasiah’s office in Qila Saifullah.
Initial reports confirm the casualties, with the injured being transported to the District Headquarter Hospital for medical treatment. Fortunately, PP-3 candidate Maulana Wasiah was not present in the office at the time of the blast.
In response to the incident, emergency measures have been implemented across hospitals in Quetta, with additional staff summoned to assist.
The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has swiftly reacted to the blast, demanding a report from the Balochistan chief secretary and Inspector General of Police (IGP). A spokesperson for the ECP has emphasized the need for decisive action against those responsible for such acts of violence.