According to preliminary reports, the bomb went off near a demonstration close to the Afghan border, near Chaman, in the province of Balochistan.
At least 6 people died, while 12 were wounded in the attack. After the explosion, security forces cordoned off the area and launched a search operation.
"It was an improvised explosive device which went off as participants began to disperse", Tariq Mengal, a senior local administration official in Chaman, told the press.
After finished JUI rally against israel Bomb blasted In murghi, Bazar Chaman, latest four innocent martyr but 8 more injured.— Atal Kadwaal❣️ (@atalpashtun) May 21, 2021
The number of wounds will be increasing.
Hospital authorities says.#ChamanBlast#Chamanbleds@a_siab pic.twitter.com/3OKPNwAReg
BIG #BREAKING 🚨🚨🚨🚨— Research Wing (@ResearchWing) May 21, 2021
Massive blast occurred in a rally taken out against Israel 🇮🇱 ended in Chaman, #Balochistan.
2nd in charge of #Pakistan's Jamiat Ulema e Islam, Maulana Abdul Qadir in critical condition.
6 dead & 12 injured in the blast. pic.twitter.com/J3qy1FtKim
Per local news networks, citing police, the bomb targeted the car of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam party official Molana Abdul Qadir Loni, but he was not killed or wounded by the explosion.