Balochistan minister escapes rocket attack

Published: July 7, 2017

QUETTA: Balochistan’s Health Minister and National Party leader Mir Rehmat Saleh Baloch on Thursday survived an assassination attempt in Panjgur area of the province.

Unidentified assailants fired a rocket on the convoy of Saleh, who was heading for Parom to attend a procession. However, the minister and his aides remained unharmed.

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The National Party, through a statement, strongly condemned the incident and said that such cowardly acts could not deter the political and national struggle of the party.

It said that the National Party is the name of a movement which would continue till the elimination of injustice and exploitation.

No group has claimed responsibility for the attack.

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