BALOCHISTAN: Shrine of a Baloch Sufi saint has been blown up with explosives in Mastung town of Balochistan on Tuesday while in a separate incident a private school in Panjgur was also set on fire.
According to details 5kg of explosives have been planted inside the Shrine of Sheikh Taqi Baba near Mastung area, the explosives went off with a big bang.
As a result of the blast a woman has been injured and the Shrine was heavily damaged.
The injured woman has been named as Zar Bibi daughter of Wali Mohammad Pirkani.
No groups have immediately accepted responsibility for the attack.
BALOCHISTAN: A Shutter down strike was observed in Quetta and other parts of Balochistan on Tuesday on the eve of Baloch nationalist leader Nawab Akbar Bugti’s 8th death anniversary.
Shops, markets and other commercial areas remained closed on Sariab road, Double road and other parts of Quetta city.
The shutter and wheel jam strike was observed in Kalat, Mastung, Kharan, Mekran belt and other parts of Balochistan.
BALOCHISTAN: One of the most prominent Balochi poets, Ghulam Rasool Mulla, or known simply as G R Mulla, passed away on Tuesday 26 August 2014.
A renowned nationalist leader and revolutionary poet, Mulla commanded deep respect from the people of the Baloch Mainland, Gulf countries and major parts of Iranian Balochistan.