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PSX Attack

BLA's twitter account suspended after claiming PSX attack responsibility

  • The militant organisation had uploaded pictures of the four attackers who targeted the PSX
June 29, 2020

(Karachi) The official twitter account of Balochistan Liberation Army (BLA) has been suspended after it claimed responsibility of Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) attack that claimed lives of seven people including two civilians, four security guards and a police official.

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As per details, the militant organisation had uploaded pictures of the four attackers who targeted the PSX earlier today. Members included, Tasleem Baloch, Shehzad Baloch, Salman Hammal and Siraj Kungur who were killed in exchange of fire with security forces.

The long-overdue suspension comes after several twitter users in Pakistan reported the account following the tweet claiming responsibility of the attack.

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It is not the first time the BLA has claimed responsibility for a terror attack in the country on its Twitter handle. It claimed responsibility for several attacks that also included strike on Chinese consulate in Karachi in 2018.