IS claimed responsibility of attack on election rally in Pakistan, 133 dead
Peshawar/Karachi: A powerful explosion and attack in Pakistan has killed at least 133 people, including a top nationalist leader on seperate election rallies in Pakistan, the deadliest in a series of assaults on candidates ahead of the July 25 polls.
“Raisani succumbed to wounds while he was being shifted to Quetta,” District Police Officer Mohammad Ayub Achakzai said, as quoted in media reports.
Raisani is the brother of former Chief Minister of Balochistan Nawab Aslam Raisani.
The Islamic State terror group has claimed responsibility for the attack that left 128 people dead, police officials said.