Balochistan

Two Levies men among four injured in Chaman blast

Chaman

CHAMAN: Four people including two security men were injured in an explosion on Tuesday near a Levies check-post in Chaman, a border town adjacent to Afghanistan, ARY News reported.

According to details, a roadside bomb went off in Chaman leaving four people – including two personnel of paramilitary Levies – were injured.

In the roadside blast a Levies van and a passing rickshaw sustained damage.

Commandant Chaman Scouts Colonel Usman, Deputy Commissioner Chaman Qaisar Khan and DPO Sajid reached to the scene following the incident.

A search operation was launched after Police and Rangers surrounded the area.

Chaman is a town in the south-western province of Balochistan and is one of the two main crossing points for supplies for American and NATO troops fighting the Taliban insurgency in Afghanistan.

Militants regularly attack security forces and national installations in Balochistan, plagued by an insurgency and growing sectarian killings for more than a decade.

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