Pakistanis today observed a national day of mourning after three deadly terror attacks at political rallies during the previous week left more than 150 people dead ahead of the July 25 general elections.
At least 131 people, including a politician, were killed on Friday in the Mastung district of Balochistan province, the deadliest attack in Pakistan this year. On the same day, five people were killed in Bannu in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.
On Tuesday, the outlawed Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) targeted a political rally in north-western province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, killing at least 20 people including a candidate for the provincial assembly.
Caretaker Prime Minister Justice (retd) Nasir-ul-Mulk visited Quetta, the provincial capital and largest city of Balochistan, today and held a meeting with the governor and chief minister and discussed the security situation.
Balochistan government has also announced to observe three-day mourning in the province.
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