4 injured in an explosion in Pakistan

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After an explosion in Turbat's Cinema bazaar in Balochistan on Sunday, at least 4 people were injured, according to ta police officials.

Injured ones were immediately sent to District Headquarters Hospital, Turbat for medical attention whilst police and Frontier Corps (FC) personnel sealed off the area and began investigating.

The attack is believed to be carried out by militants who were targeting one of the FC check posts, reported a police officer.

The attack comes less than three months after a soldier of the Pakistan Army was martyred and three others were injured during an attack on a patrolling party near the Jhaki post in Turbat.

The terrorists opened fire on the security forces’ patrolling party about 35km southeast of Turbat. During the crossfire, Lance Naik Waseem Ullah embraced martyrdom and three other soldiers suffered injuries, an Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a press statement.

In August, a student was killed and three FC personnel were injured in a roadside explosion in Turbat's Absar area. An improvised explosive device was detonated with a remote control when the FC convoy reached the area.

Similarly, in July 2020 at least one person was killed, while seven others injured in an explosion in a market in Turbat that was also caused by an IED that was planted in a motorbike.

Publish : 2021-01-10 22:40:00

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