Mastung, Balochistan: Only a few hours Deobandi militants of Sipah Sahaba Taliban (SST) killed 21 paramilitary soldiers in Peshawar (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa), they have attacked a convoy of three buses carrying Shia pilgrims from Quetta to Iran at Darinagar (Mastung, Balochistan) on Sunday 30 Dec 2012. At least 40 persons including twelve women and six children were killed and twenty five wounded in a bomb attack.
Only two days ago, Aurangzeb Farooqi Deobandi, a militant leader of Siph Sahaba Taliban in Karachi had threatened Shia Muslims of Pakistan with death and destruction. Details can be found here: http://criticalppp.com/archives/235607
Mastung Deputy Commissioner Tufail Baloch said that one of the buses carrying 43 passengers was completely gutted, while the other one was partially damaged in a targeted attack, leaving nineteen pilgrims dead and twenty five injured.
Later bomb disposal squad said that a vehicle laden with 70/80 kilograms of explosives parked on the roadside was exploded though a remote control device.
Rescue teams arriving at the scene of incident shifted the injured to Civil Hospital, while the Levies and the police collecting evidences and completing other formalities.