Balochistan opposition leader Maulana Wasey escapes bomb attack

Maulana Abdul Wasey.- File Photo

QUETTA: Balochistan Assembly Opposition Leader Maulana Abdul Wasey, who belongs to the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F), narrowly escaped a remote-controlled blast in Pishin Friday night.

Levies sources told DawnNews that militants targeted Wasey’s convoy through a roadside remote-controlled bomb. The blast damaged Wasey’s bullet-proof vehicle but the provincial opposition leader remained unharmed, sources said.

Maulana Wasey's vehicle.- DawnNews screengrab

Talking to DawnNews via telephone after the attack, Maulana Wasey said, “We are all safe.”

Wasey was on his way home from Rod Malazai area of Pishin when he was attacked. Levies personnel reached the spot and started investigations into the incident.

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack.

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