Pakistani security forces have raided on Thursday the home that belonged to the father of the suicide bomber from the Baloch Liberation Army (BLA) who detonated herself in Karachi University that killed three Chinese teachers and injured another. The raid took place at a social club within the Karachi area of Scheme 33 and the house is now sealed by investigators. Laptops as well as other evidence, such as documents were confiscated in the raid, Pakistani media reported.
Security forces located in Balochistan this Wednesday conducted a search of the residence for the terrorist who was killed who was identified as Shari Baloch as Bramsh in Gulistan-eJohar. They sealed it afterward. The house was rented out and the attacker lived in the area for three years. Two small children who committed the suicide bombing was an academicianand wife of a dentist , and was a member of a family that was well-established in the troubled Balochistan province.
Police on Wednesday began an investigation into suicide bombing that took place on Tuesday. The explosion caused by a woman in a burqa who was a suicide bomber belonging to the BLA struck a van carrying passengers from the Confucius Institute at the prestigious University of Karachi, leaving three Chinese teachers dead and another wounded in the latest attack targeted against Chinese citizens of Pakistan. An official from the BLA, the separatist group that is prohibited in Pakistan and it is also banned in UK as well as the US claims that this attack was perpetrated by Shari Baloch, who was who was the “first female suicide bomber of the brigade”.
Pakistani Officials believe the purpose behind that attack was undermine Pakistan as well as China relations. The Karachi University reopened for the first time since an attack that killed a suicide suspect. The spokesperson for the university said that administrative and academic process at the university will proceed just as normal. However it is expected that the Confucius Institute will remain closed until the embassy has cleared it. Chinese Embassy.
Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah, who visited Karachi following the Wednesday attack did not comment about the arrest of the husband of the suicide bomber. He has not denied or confirmed his husband’s arrest, identified by the name of Habitan Bashir Baloch. Haibatan was originally from Kech was currently enrolled in an open health course within the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) and was staying in an adjacent five-star hotel. His wife, however, lived in Gulistan-iJauhar, along with her children.
An Counter-Terrorism Department official said that the suspect as well as her partner had left the area one week prior to the attack, and that the husband’s whereabouts are unknown. The police are conducting a search to locate the husband as well as other facilitators, he added. Police have arrested the driver of the rickshaw that carried the terrorist within the campus.
The newly appointed foreign minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari traveled to the Chinese Embassy at Islamabad shortly after he was appointed to the over on Wednesday. Information minister Marriyum Aurangzeb told a press event at the time that government officials were re-examining the National Action Plan against terrorism and was determined to bring those responsible who were responsible for the Karachi bombing to justice.
China has demanded swift actions against the militant groups responsible for this attack.Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin at a briefing for media requested Pakistan to increase security for its citizens working in the country. He also demanded an in-depth investigation and punishment for the culprits who carried out the suicide attack.
The attack that too by a woman suicide bomber from BLA, which is vocally opposing the USD 60 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), sent shock waves in China as it highlights deep rooted opposition to Chinese projects.Balochistan, bordering Iran and Afghanistan, is home to a long-running violent insurgency. Baloch rebel groups have launched several attacks on the CPEC projects.
Many thousands of Chinese workers are in Pakistan on a variety of projects that are being executed under the auspices of CPEC.