3 security personnel martyred, 20 injured in Quetta suicide bomb blast


Three security personnel were martyred and at least 20 people were injured Sunday morning when a suicide bomb blast took place at an FC checkpost located at Mastung Road.

The Balochistan Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) confirmed the suicide attack had targeted the Sohana Khan FC checkpost at Mastung Road.
The spokesperson said that the CTD team had arrived at the spot and had started a probe into the incident.
Police, law enforcement agencies and rescue officials had soon arrived at the area after the blast. The injured wer shifted to the Sheikh Zaid hospital, confirmed police.
Police said the suicide bomber had rammed his motorcycle into the vehicle of a law enforcement agency at the checkpost.
Shortly after the blast, a bomb disposal unit had arrived at the scene to conduct an investigation into the attack.


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