Four security personnel injured in Mastung suicide attack

Suicide bomber targeted security convoy; condition of injured personnel said to be out of danger


Our Correspondent February 13, 2019
FILE PHOTO: EXPRESS

QUETTA: At least four security personnel were injured in a suicide bomb blast in Balochistan's Mastung district on Wednesday, Express News reported.

As per officials, a suicide bomber targeted a security convoy on patrol in Mastung's Sheikh Wasil area.

At least four injured security personnel were admitted to Civil Hospital, Quetta, where their condition is said to be out of danger.

Security forces threw a cordon around the area following the blast and investigations are underway.

The bombing comes a day after four police officials were martyred in a gun attack on a police patrol in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa’s DI Khan.

The police van was attacked when it stopped at a gas station in the jurisdiction of Parovah police station. The officer leading the patrol, SHO Tahir Nawaz, was critically wounded in the attack, while two passers-by also sustained injuries.

The martyred personnel were identified as Sepoy Mehrban, Sepoy Asif, Sepoy Sarfaraz, and Sepoy Javed.

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