Bomb blast at rail track near Nawabshah


Nawabshah: Rail traffic was temporarily suspended when an explosive device went off at the rail track near here on Wednesday.

Police sources said a 2.5kg bomb was blasted along the railway track damaging one foot of track. After the blast railway traffic was suspended but later cleared after the clearance from the Bomb Disposal Squad.

The bomb was installed along railway track which went off at 1:00 PM.

DSP Nawabshah Yar Mohammad Rind and B-Section Police Station SHO Imam-u-din Chandio along with police party reached at the spot and started search operation. They detained two suspects who were shifted to some undisclosed location.

DSP Yar Mohammad told media, the bomb seemed homemade. However, further probe was under way.