The statue of Muhammad Ali Jinnah, known as the Father of the Nation of Pakistan, was destroyed by the Baloch Republican Army on Sunday. The Baloch Republican Army said in an official statement that some of their activists destroyed Jinnah’s statue at Marine Drive in Gwadar with explosives.
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According to the news of Pakistan media channel Dawn, Baloch Republican Army has claimed responsibility for this attack. Earlier this year, the statue was installed on Marine Drive, which is considered a safe area, the news said. Official sources said that some terrorists placed an explosive device under the statue and blew it up.
The statue was erected early this year at Marine Drive which is considered a safe zone. Official sources said some militants planted an explosive device beneath the statue and blew it up.https://t.co/IkHL0spaqg
— Dawn.com (@dawn_com) September 27, 2021
Baloch activists have also targeted Pakistan for portraying Muhammad Ali Jinnah as a hero. Gwadar Deputy Commissioner Major Abdul Kabir said that the Baloch activists who blew up Jinnah’s statue came in the guise of tourists. According to the information, the attack took place at around 9.20 am on Sunday. Kabir further said that the authorities have started an investigation into the attack but no arrest has been made so far.