Explosion in Pakistan Claims 52 Lives and Leaves Dozens Injured During Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday Rally:
The recent tragic events in Pakistan have seen at least 52 people killed in a powerful blast during a religious rally celebrating the birthday of the Prophet Muhammad. The suspected suicide blast occurred near a mosque in Mastung, Balochistan, and coincided with heightened security concerns during festivals commemorating the prophet’s birthday.
Among the casualties was a senior police officer, identified as Deputy Superintendent of Police Mohammad Nawaz. More than 50 others wounded in the attack. Additionally, a separate incident involved a blast at a mosque located on the premises of a police station in Hangu, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, injuring seven people. The mud-brick mosque collapsed due to the blast, and rescuers were working to remove debris and rescue those trapped.
No group has claimed responsibility for these attacks, and investigations are ongoing to determine the causes and perpetrators. These incidents underscore the challenges of security and the ongoing threats of terrorism faced by the region.