At least five killed, several injured in Chaman blast
CHAMAN: At least five people were killed several others got injured in a bomb blast in Chaman’s Shaheed Sajjid Khan Road on Friday, reported ARY News.
According to the police, the blast occurred near the vehicle of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) Balochistan Ameer, Molana Abdul Qadir Loni, but he luckily escaped the assassination attempt.
On getting information, a heavy contingent of police personnel reached the scene of the blast and cordoned it off to collect evidence.
A bomb disposal squad has been called in with a search operation launched in the area. The injured and bodies are being shifted to the hospital.
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