Nine wounded in Quetta as blast targets police van

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October 21, 2019

The blast took place due to explosive material planted in a motorcycle on Spinny road

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The blast took place due to explosive material planted in a motorcycle on Spinny road — File photo

QUETTA: A blast targeted a police van here on Monday, wounding nine people including three policemen, said police.

According to police, the blast took place due to explosive material planted in a motorcycle on Spinny road.

On Oct 16, at least one policeman was martyred and 10 others were injured as a result of an explosion at the city’s Double Road.

According to the police, unidentified miscreants had planted an improvised explosive device (IED) in a motorcycle parked on the roadside, which went off when a police mobile was passing through the area.

On Sept 26, at least three policemen were injured in a blast in Eastern Bypass area of Quetta.

According to security officials, unknown miscreants attempted to target a police patrolling vehicle near Eastern Bypass in the provincial capital of Balochistan that left three security men wounded.


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