QUETTA: Two policemen were wounded in an explosion in Pishin district, some 70 kilometres away from Quetta, on Wednesday. According to official sources, unidentified people had planted an explosive device in a vehicle parked near the Police Line and Agricultural office. Two policemen received splinter wounds in the explosion that also damaged the outer wall of an agricultural office. Following the blast, the police cordoned off the area and moved the injured to hospitals for treatment, where their condition is stated to be stable. So far, no group has claimed responsibility for the blast.
Published in The Express Tribune, March 29th, 2012.