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Balochistan information minister`s home attacked

October 18, 2009

Balochistan has been wracked by unrest in the recent past.— Photo from AFP/File

QUETTA A grenade was hurled into the house of Balochistan Information Minister Younas Mullazai on Sunday. The minister was not in the house.
According to police, the grenade lobbed by men on a motorbike exploded in the backyard of the house. Windows and doors were damaged and a wall collapsed. 


Sources said that Mullazai was in Jhal Magsi to offer condolences on the death of former senator Mir Yousuf Ali Khan Magsi, uncle of Governor Nawabzada Zulfiqar Magsi.


Chief Minister Nawab Aslam Raisani visited the house and ordered immediate action to bring the attackers to book. 


Police raided several places in the city and outskirts and took some people into custody for questioning.