FIR of Quetta blast registered

Case lodged against unknown attackers under charges of terrorism, murder and attempt of murder

​ Our Correspondent October 17, 2019
Explosion site in Quetta. PHOTO: EXPRESS

QUETTA: The First Information Report (FIR) of the double road blast, Quetta was filed at a counter-terrorism department (CTD) police station on Wednesday.

The case was lodged on the complaint of SHO industrial Police Station under charges of terrorism, murder and attempt of murder against unknown attackers.

At least one policeman was martyred and 10 others sustained injuries in an explosion on Quetta’s Double Road area on Tuesday evening, police said.

One policeman martyred, 10 injured in Quetta blast

The improvised explosive device (IED) blast also left five civilians injured, Quetta Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Abdul Razzaq Cheema told.

The target of the blast was a police mobile.

According to police, unidentified miscreants had planted an IED in a motorcycle parked on the roadside. The bomb went off when the police mobile passed the motorcycle on Double Road. 

Published in The Express Tribune, October 17th, 2019.

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