Another CCTV footage
of suicide bomber
Shari Baloch in
KU blast emerges


KARACHI: Police on Wednesday released another CCTV footage related to the Karachi University (KU) blast which shows female suicide bomber Shari Baloch along with her kids.

The attack which killed at least four people including three Chinese teachers who were working for the Confucius Institute at the University of Karachi was carried out by a female suicide bomber of a banned terror organisation.

Suicide bomber Shari Baloch

The first CCTV footage, released in the case, showed the suicide bomber reportedly meeting her husband along with children at a private hotel located in Karachis Shahrai-e-Faisal.

The video shows the suicide bomber with a black bag that was used by her in the blast in KU.  According to the investigation sources, the room was booked under the name of Shari Balochs husband and Iftikhar.

Karachi police chief Ghulam Nabi Memon has formed a high-level team to probe the attack.

According to the notification, the DIGP of the Crime Investigation Agency (CIA) was appointed as the Convener of the four-member investigation committee while SSP Malir Irfan Bahadur, SSP East Abdul Rahim Sheerazi and SSP AVCC Zubair Naseer will be members of the team.

Suicide bomber Shari Baloch with her two kids

Husband’s reaction

Meanwhile. the husband of the woman who blew herself up at Karachi University in Pakistan said her selfless act has left him speechless but he is proud of what she did.

Taking to Twitter, Afghan journalist Bashir Ahmad Gwakh said that Habitan Bashir Baloch, husband of female suicide bomber Shari Baloch, tweeted from an unknown location saying that he is proud of what she did.

He also informed that Shari Baloch has had two kids (8 and 5 years old). Her husband, Habitan Bashir Baloch, is a dentist and her father was a lecturer.

Suicide bomber Shari Baloch with her family

Gwakh also shared a snapshot of the tweet posted by Baloch’s husband. The tweet stated, “Shari Jan, your selfless act has left me speechless but I am also beaming with pride today. Mahroch and Meer Hassan will grow into very proud humans thinking what a great woman there was. You will continue to remain an important part of our lives.”

Talking about the first ‘Baloch woman to carry out a suicide attack’, Afghan journalist Gwakh informed that the Balochistan Liberation Army (BLA) said the 30-year-old joined the group two years ago and volunteered herself for a “self-sacrificing mission”.

She had a Master’s degree in Zoology and MPhil in education while teaching at a school, Gwakh said.

Earlier, Gwakh shared CCTV footage showing a burqa-clad woman, blowing herself up as the van passes through the road.

In an explosion, at least four people, including three Chinese citizens, were killed and several others were injured.

The Chinese Embassy in Pakistan condemned the blast inside the premises of a University in Karachi.

Meanwhile, in the wake of a deadly attack inside the premises of Karachi University, it has decided to remain suspended for Wednesday.