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Balochistan Suicide Blast: The man who made longest Pakistani flag, Siraj Raisani is no more

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 14 July 2018, 16:58 IST

The deadly suicide blast in Mastung, Balochistan killed 128 including the man who made the longest Pakistani flag, Siraj Raisani.

Raisani born in Mehrgarh in 1963 to the former governor of Balochistan Nawab Ghaus Raisani, was also the founder of Balochistan Muttahida Mahaz. He was the brother of former chief minister Balochistan, Nawab Aslam Raisani.

Last year on August 14, he bagged a record of making the largest flag of Pakistan that stretched from Mastung to Quetta.

He even posted a video clip on Twitter praising the soldiers of the country. He even thanked God that his country is blessed with such brave hearts.

The deadly blast happened when the head of Balochistan Muttahida Mahaz completed his party meeting. He was up for contesting polls from Mastung. 

His death was mourned by prominent personalities on Twitter. Director General ISPR, General Asif Ghafoor condemned the attack and said that all Pakistanis stand united against terrorism.

The cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan said, "Am deeply saddened by the Mastung tragedy and will be flying over on the first opportunity."

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First published: 14 July 2018, 16:58 IST
 
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