BRA bomb attack on police van leaves four injured

Those injured included two police officials and two prisoners. They are now out of danger.

Shezad Baloch May 16, 2012

QUETTA: Two police personnel and two prisoners were injured when a police mobile came under attacked from a remote controlled bomb near Goth Ghulam Mohammad in Dera Murad Jamali on Wednesday.

The banned Baloch Republican Army (BRA) claimed the responsibility for the explosion and its spokesperson who introduced himself as Sarbaz Baloch vowed that his organisation will continue such attacks in Balochistan.

According to a senior police officer of Dera Murad Jamali, unknown persons had planted an explosive device along the road near Goth Mohammad Ali and detonated it by remote control when a vehicle of Mir Hassan Police station passed by. As result of the explosion two police personnel and two prisoners it was carrying received shrapnel wounds. The police van was also damaged in the explosion.

A heavy contingent of police and security forces reached the spot and set up a security cordon in the area.

The injured were taken to the state-run hospital in Dera Murad Jamali. Officials described the condition of the injured as ‘out of danger’.

The injured were identified as police officials Mohammad Muqeem, Maqbool while prisoners were identified as Ayaz Ahmed and Mohin.

Police have conduction search in the area after the explosion.


Vigilant | 10 years ago | Reply

wipe-out BRA terrorists

Ashiq Khan Achakzai | 10 years ago | Reply

Few more heads of BRA should roll. Only a day earlier BRA had killed and injured killed and injured scores of Pashtuns in Quetta (Alamo Chowk). Hope fully they will taste the bitter taste of their excesses.

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