Twitter user claims Masood Azhar in Pakistan hospital where a blast occurred
A human rights worker from Quetta, Ahsan Ullah MiaKhail, has alleged that the army has barred the media from covering the incident
Rawalpindi: Twitter users on Sunday claimed that at least 10 people were allegedly injured after a "huge" blast rocked a military hospital in Rawalpindi. A human rights worker from Quetta, Ahsan Ullah MiaKhail, has alleged that the army has barred the media from covering the incident.
MiaKhail also claimed that UN-blacklisted terrorist and Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) chief Masood Azhar was admitted at the hospital where the blast occurred.
"Huge #blast at Military Hospital in #Rawalpindi, #Pakistan. 10 injured shifted to emergency. Jaish-E-Mohammad Chief Maulana Masood Azahar is admitted here. Completely Media blackout by Army. Media asked Strictly not to cover this story," MiaKhail tweeted.
Huge #blast at Military Hospital in #Rawalpindi, #Pakistan. 10 injured shifted to emergency.— Ahsan Ullah MiaKhail (@AhsanUlMiakhail) June 23, 2019
Jaish-E-Mohammad Chief Maulana Masood Azahar is admitted here.Completely Media blackout by Army. Media asked Strictly not to cover this story@a_siab @nidkirm @GulBukhari @mazdaki pic.twitter.com/sTIYrJ7sAn
While the reason behind the "blast" is not known, another Twitter user has alleged that it is an "attack". Another user of the microblogging site shared a video of smoke billowing out of the building.
All this seems a plan to knock off Masood Azhar! To satisfy FATF conditions? And blame RAW.— Brig (R) Sandy Thapar (@sandythapar) June 23, 2019
How I wish RAW had this kind of capability!
Accidental death of a terrorist in not going to satisfy the FATF. We need to question why he was in a military hospital.— Siddharth Maskeri (@SiddharthMaske6) June 23, 2019
An official statement and verification of the incident is awaited.
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