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BLA Militants blasted Jinnah’s Residence in Balochistan

Jun 17, 2013 12:42 IST

The Residency, a national monument that was used by Muhammad Ali Jinnah during his last days at Ziarat in Balochistan Province of Pakistan was blown up by the militants of the Balochistan Liberation Army (BLA) on 15 June 2013.

During the four hour gunfire and bomb blasts, the memorials as well as furniture of the residency was destroyed completely. The militants also replaced the Pakistani National Flag with the flag of their outfit in its place.

The Residency the 121 year old building was built in 1982 as the summer residence of the Agent of the British Governor-General and was declared as the national monument after Jinnah, spent last days of his life there when he suffered from tuberculosis.

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