At least 24 Shia pilgrims dead in suicide bomb attack at Taftan

Attack on Shia Pilgrims near the border area of Iran

Round about 24 Shia Pilgrims included 10 ladies dead in suicide bomb attack in Balochistan near the border area of Pakistan and Iran. at least 300 shia pilgrims were staying in two hotels of taftan.This incident happened sunday night. at least 25 person injured in this bloody suicide bomb attack near taftan.

According to latest reports, the injured have been shifted to the provincial capital, Quetta. Regarding the transfer of bodies continues.

susite bomb attack on pilgrims at taftan

Balochistan Home Secretary Akbar Hussain Durrani said about attack

Balochistan Home Secretary Akbar Hussain Durrani said that around 300 Shia pilgrims had entered into Pakistan from Iran and were staying in two hotels in Taftan, a border town.

He said that nearby city of Iran border Taftan, 300 Pakistani Shia pilgrims came Sunday and they lived in two hotels.
He said that nine o’clock at night two suicide bombers entered a hotel where they had to face the security personnel deployed. One attacker was killed by police firing while another blew himself up with explosives.

He said that in first attach one person was killed while after this attack three other suicide bomber entered the second hotel. He fired at another hotel and suicide bombers blowing themselves up, 22 Shia pilgrims were killed in this attack.

He said, immediately after the attack Frontier Corps and Levies Force persons reached where the exchange of fire between the attackers and their and security persons.

He also said the timely action of the law enforcement agencies never gives a chance to attackers got kill more people.