At least 25 killed and 35 injured as convoy of Deputy Chairman Senate Maulana Abdul Ghafoor Hyderi targeted in suspected suicide attack in Mastung area of Balochistan.

Maulana Haideri survived the attack with minor injuries while his driver and personal secretary have been killed.

The injured have been shifted to Civil Hospital Mastung.

Strongly condemning the attack, President Mamnoon Hussain and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has expressed deep grief over loss of precious lives.

Prime Minister also directed authorities to extend maximum support for treatment of the injured.

Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan also sought report into incident from Balochistan police and frontier corps.

Senate Chairman Raza Rabbani and National Assembly Speaker Ayaz Sadiq have also condemned the attack.