- Woman involved in attack was pursuing MPhil and was married to a doctor.
- “BLA Majeed Brigade has claimed responsibility for the suicide attack,” says Wajid Baloch.
- Woman belonged to Kech District in Balochistan’s Turbat.
The woman — who was involved in the Karachi terrorist attack — belonged to a family with an educated background and was pursuing MPhil.
Speaking on Geo News programme “Aaj Shahzeb Khanzada Kay Sath”, correspondent Wajid Baloch presented the analysis and said that the Balochistan Liberation Army (BLA) Majeed Brigade has claimed responsibility for the suicide attack.
The host went on to say that the organisation has used a female suicide bomber for the first time. Talking about the family of the woman involved, Wajid said her family was unaware of her activities. However, the family confirmed her identity through a picture published by Majeed Brigade.
The woman belonged to Kech District in Balochistan’s Turbat and was married to a doctor. She moved to Karachi along with her husband for higher education and last visited the Kech District at her sister’s wedding. She was also a government teacher.
Wajid further said that several members are government officers. Her father was a registrar at the University of Turbat.
China condemns attack, demands thorough investigation
China has expressed its strong condemnation of the Karachi suicide attack and extended deep condolences to the victims and sympathies to the families of the injured and bereaved.
“The Chinese side expresses strong condemnation and indignation over this major terrorist attack and extends deep condolences to the victims and sympathies to the injured and bereaved families,” a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said on Wednesday.
The spokesperson said that the Chinese Foreign Ministry and diplomatic missions in Pakistan had activated the emergency response mechanism immediately after the incident.
Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs Wu Jianghao made an urgent phone call to the Pakistani Ambassador to China Moin ul Haque to express extremely grave concern.
He demanded that the Pakistani side should immediately make a thorough investigation of the incident, apprehend and punish the perpetrators to the full extent of the law, and take all possible measures to ensure the safety of Chinese citizens in Pakistan and prevent such incidents from happening again.
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