Friday, 21 July, 2017

DPO martyred, several injured in blast

Pakistan       by Mahmood Idrees | Published Pakistan by Mahmood Idrees | Published
Lillian Steele | 11 July, 2017, 00:49

Once again Balochistan's Chaman area was hit by a blast on Monday which resulted in martyrdom of a District Police Officer (DPO) and injuries to over 12 others.

All the injured have been shifted to a nearby hospital where three to four people of the injured are said to be in critical condition.

Killa Abdullah Sajid Mohmand, who was critically wounded in the blast, succumbed to his injuries in the hospital.

According to Police, over twelve persons including police personnel were also injured in the blast.

Security agencies have cordoned off the area and determining nature of the blast. No group has claimed responsibility of the attack so far.

Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has strongly condemned terrorist attack on police convoy in Chaman on Monday in which DPO Chaman embraced martyrdom.

Balochistan Chief Minister Sanaullah Zahri and Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan condemned the attack.

Chaman - A Pakistani spokesperson says a roadside bomb has struck a vehicle carrying a police chief in the southwestern town of Chaman near the Afghan border, killing him, his guard and a civilian.

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