6 killed, 9 injured in bomb explosion


PISHIN: Six persons including four policemen were killed and nine others injured in an attack on police van along Saranan road near here Monday. Police was destroyed completely in the explosion.

According to details, A police van was on routine patrol in Saranan near here today. Miscreants attacked it with bomb. The explosion was heard at distant place creating severe fear among the [people.

Six persons including four policemen ASI Asghar Ali, Head Constable Khan Muhammad Driver, Constable Bahadur Khan, two passersby Muhammad Hashim and Ibrahim died on the spot.

Several passersby Abdul Karim, Rahimullah, Haji Amir, Muhammad Pervez, Kaleemullah and others were also injured. They were shifted to civil hospital and after medical aid they were referred to civil hospital Quetta.

On information Police and Levies reached the scene and cordoned off the area. Dead and wounded were shifted to Pishin hospital.

According to bomb disposal squad 8 Kg explosive was used in the explosion.

Police and Levies started search operation in Killi Sangar and Saranan road. No arrest was reported when last reports came in.

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