Blast near girls' college in Chaman

Published: December 20, 2013

It was reported that the blast took place near the railway station in Chaman. PHOTO: REUTERS/ FILE

CHAMAN: An improvised explosive device (IED) blast took place near a girls’ college in Chaman on Friday.

No loss of life was reported in the blast.

“Bomb was planted in a motorbike which was parked on the main road near the college and the railway station,” said District Police Officer (DPO) Atif Ikram.

Police and security forces reached the site of the blast and cordoned off the area.

The DPO added that “the blast took place right after vehicles of security forces passed by the college.”

“It is possible that target of the blast was the security forces,” the police officer further stated.

According to Bomb Disposal Squad, two kilogrammes of explosive materials were used in the blast.

 

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