Hub :(APS) November 12, 2016-The death toll has risen to 43 and a number of others injured in a bomb explosion at the Shrine of Shah Noorani near Hub on Saturday evening.
the blast took place near a Dhammal party at the shrine. The Law enforcement agencies personnel and officials of civil administration immediately rushed the site of the incident. They cordoned off the area and started rescue operation. The injured are being shifted to Civil Hospital Hub for medical treatment.
President Mamnoon Hussain and Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif have strongly condemned the bomb blast in the Shrine of Shah Noorani near Hub.
They directed the concerned authorities to speed up the rescue activities and provide best medical facilities to the injured.
The expressed deep grief and sorrow over the loss of precious lives in the incident and commiserated with the bereaved families.
Interior Minister Chaudhary Nisar Ali Khan has also condemned the incident and sought report from Inspector General Frontier Constabulary.
Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb has also strongly condemned the Shah Noorani Shrine blast.
Defence Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif has also strongly condemned the terrorist attack.
Speaker National Assembly Ayaz Sadiq and Deputy Speaker Murtaza Javed Abbasi have strongly condemned bomb blast at Dargah Shah Noorani.
In their separate messages, the Speaker and Deputy Speaker termed it a barbaric and shameful act of terrorism. They said that the elements involved in such activities were the enemies of humanity and the country. They said that such shameful acts could not deter the Government from its firm resolve to fight against terrorism. They expressed grief and sorrow over the loss of precious lives.
They prayed to Almighty Allah to rest the souls of martyred in eternal peace and sympathized with bereaved families and prayed for early recovery of injured.
Minister for Human Rights Kamran Michael has strongly condemned blast in Shah Noorani shrine.
In his condolence message, he expressed deep grief and sorrow over the loss of innocent lives in the blast. He prayed for eternal peace of the departed souls and grant of courage to the bereaved families to bear this irreparable loss with fortitude. He also prayed for the early recovery of the injured.
The minister termed the attack as a coward act of terror and said that such attacks could not deter the resolve of the nation against the wave of militancy and terrorism.
Meanwhile, Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif has ordered for maximum assistance for evacuation and on-spot medical treatment of injured in the Shah Noorani Shrine Blast.
Director General ISPR Lieutenant General Asim Saleem Bajwa in a tweet message said troops and medical teams are reaching from Karachi and Khuzdar. He said two medical teams, fifty soldiers and twenty ambulances are about to reach.
He said another hundred soldiers, four medical teams, forty-five ambulances and Sindh Rangers ambulances and doctors are also on their way.
Pakistan Navy has also dispatched its teams for rescue and relief operation for the victims of bomb blast at Shah Noorani shrine in Hub, Balochistan.
According to a spokesperson of Navy, the naval hospitals in Karachi have also been put on high alert.