Four labourers injured in Khuzdar blast

Published February 26, 2021
Police said miscreants planted an improvised explosive device (IED) in a motorbike near Khatan Chowk. — AFP/File
Police said miscreants planted an improvised explosive device (IED) in a motorbike near Khatan Chowk. — AFP/File

KHUZDAR: Four labourers of a private company were injured in a bomb blast here on Thursday.

Police said miscreants planted an improvised explosive device (IED) in a motorbike near Khatan Chowk. The IED went off when a pickup carrying labourers of the private company from Khuzdar to Naal reached the Chowk, SSP Khuzdar Tariq Khan Khilji said, adding that four labourers were injured in the blast.

Soon after the blast police and personnel of Frontier Corps rushed to the site and shifted the injured to Khuzdar Teaching Hospital. The injured were identified as Shamsur Rehman, Noorullah, Rehmatullah and Qasid belonging to Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The pickup was badly damaged in the blast.

Police registered a case against unknown miscreants. No one has claimed responsibility for the blast.

Published in Dawn, February 26th, 2021

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