At least 10 people were killed while 13 others including children were injured in the attack
QUETTA: Outlawed Lashkar-e-Jahngvi (LeJ) on Friday claimed responsibility for the Bagh Imambargah suicide attack.
Speaking to a local newspaper, the spokesperson for the group, Usman Saifullah, said his organisation carried out the attack. “Our suicide bomber Muhamamd Hussain carried out the attack in Kazmia Imam Bargah in Bhag on Thursday,” Saifullah claimed.
At least 10 people were killed while 13 others including children were injured after a suicide bomber attacked an Imambargah in the Kachhi district of Balochistan on Thursday.
Balochistan suicide attack: Blast kills 10 in Imambargah
The bomber attacked the Imambargah just as Maghrib prayers were under way, medics at a state-run hospital in the area told The Express Tribune.
According to eyewitnesses, the suicide bomber was a teenager. They said he was clad in a burka when he entered the place of worship. According to sources, an examination of the attacker’s remains suggested he was not a local.
The funeral prayers of the people killed in the attack were offered in Bhag on Friday which was attended by the large number of people, including the deputy commissioner and other high ranking officials.