At least 10 people were injured after a ‘huge’ blast rocked a military hospital here on Sunday, according to Pakistani Twitter users.
A human rights worker from Quetta, Ahsan Ullah MiaKhail, has alleged that the army has barred the media from covering the incident.
Has Masood Azhar been killed in the Rawalpindi explosion? @saikirankannan
— Murali (@_muraliwrites) June 24, 2019
He also claimed that UN-blacklisted terrorist and Jaish-e-Mohammed 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.
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
— Ahsan Ullah MiaKhail (@AhsanUlMiakhail) June 23, 2019
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.
Huge Blast in Pakistan’s Rawalpindi Emirate Military Hospital
This is the same Hospital where UN Designated Terrorist #MaulanaMasoodAzhar is said to be treated for kidney failure
PAK army Wants to eliminate him as he is a liability or creating diversion here
Read Thread. pic.twitter.com/pLOQi2xbRJ
— Defence360_Official (@Defence_360) June 23, 2019
An official statement on the incident is still awaited.