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Pakistan

Web Desk
October 21, 2019

Nine wounded in Quetta as blast targets police van

Pakistan

Web Desk
Mon, Oct 21, 2019
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.