QUETTA: A vehicle of Uch Gas Field escaped a remote controlled blast in Nuzband Bridge area of Sohbatpur on Monday.
According to police, a vehicle of Uch Gas Field, along with a police escort, was traveling to Sohbatpur from the Uch Gas Field when an explosive device planted along the road went off near the Nuzband Bridge. Fortunately, the vehicle and motorbikes escaped the blast and remained unhurt.
A heavy contingent of police and security forces immediately rushed to the spot soon after the explosion and threw a cordon around the area.
“The target was the Uch Gas Field vehicle. However, no loss of life and property was reported in the blast,” Station House Officer (SHO) Abdul Hameed Lashari told the media.
A case has been registered against unknown persons and an investigation is underway.
No group has so far claimed the responsibility for the explosion.
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