Balochistan

Two cops die in Quetta blast

Quetta

QUETTA: Two policemen were killed and seven other people injured in a bomb blast targeting a police mobile van on Spini Road in Quetta on Tuesday, ARY News reported.

The blast initially wounded nine people, including four cops, who were immediately taken to a local hospital for medical attention, but two of the cops succumbed to their injuries upon reaching there.

Home Minister of Balochistan, Sarfraz Bugti said the bomb was blown up through a remote-controlled device.

“The bomb which contained nearly three kilogram of explosives blew up while a police mobile was passing by,” he said.

Police said explosives were planted roadside with police van as the target.

The injured policemen were later shifted to Combined Military Hospital (CMH) in view of security threats.

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