Islamabad (Web Desk): Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday demanded an immediate report on Friday’s condemnable cowardly Quetta terrorist attack that targeted a mosque and people at prayers.
In a post on Twitter the prime minister said he has demanded an immediate report on the condemnable cowardly terrorist attack in Quetta targeting a mosque and people at prayers.
The PM said he asked the provincial government to ensure all medical facilities to the injured persons.
Imran Khan said martyred Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Amanullah was a brave and exemplary officer.
I have demanded an immediate report on the condemnable cowardly terrorist attack in Quetta targeting a mosque & people at prayers. Have asked prov govt to ensure all medical facilities are provided to the injured. Martyred DSP Haji Amanullah was a brave & exemplary officer.
— Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) January 11, 2020
On Friday, at least 15 people were martyred and 20 were injured after a blast struck a mosque located in the Quetta's Ghousabad neighbourhood.
According to police, DSP Amanullah was among those who were martyred in the blast that took place in the evening. Rescue teams had arrived soon after the blast to shift the injured for medical treatment.
Soon after the blast, law enforcement agencies cordoned off the area and launched an investigation into the incident.