Militants blow up statue of Quaid e Azam installed on Gwadar’s marine drive

The Baloch Liberation Army (BLA) destroyed the statue of Quaid e Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah on Marine Drive in Gwadar Port. The BLA has taken responsibility for the destruction of the statue. The statue was installed in June 2021 in a high-security area close to the residence of the General Officer Commanding (GOC) and the office of the Deputy Inspector General.

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DPO Gawadar reported that the statue was blown apart at around 920 am on Sunday. Gwadar DC Abdul Kabeer said militants posed as tourists in order to gain access to the area. The attackers have not yet been arrested.

According to DC Gwadar, an improvised explosive device was placed at the monument.  However, some sources claim a hand grenade was thrown at it.

Source: Baaghi Tv