10 people including three personnel injured in Dera Murad Jamali blast

22 Apr, 2019 11:47 pm

DERA MURAD JAMALI (92 News) – At least 10 people, including three security personnel, were injured in blast targeting the law enforcement agencies vehicle in Dera Murad Jamali on Monday.

According to the reports, as many as 10 people were injured in a remote control device blast in Dera Murad Jamali area. It was reported that the blast targeted the vehicle of police vehicle.

Police said the Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) inspector among two personnel were included in the injured persons. It also said that the terrorists installed a explosive device in a motorcycle. No reports of any damage till now. The injured were shifted to the hospital.

The local administrations and law enforcement agencies reached the site soon after the incident and cordoned off the area to launch a probe.

20 killed, 48 injured in Quetta Hazarganji blast

Earlier, at least 20 people were killed while 48 were left wounded in an explosion in Quetta area of Hazarganji on Friday morning.

According to details garnered, the explosion took place early morning in Sabzi Mandi (Vegetable Market) located in Hazarganji area in Quetta.

DIG Quetta Abdul Razaq Cheema confirmed to the media that 20 people, including an FC official, lost their lives in the blast. Thirty others were injured and were undergoing treatment, he added. He also said that eight member of Hazara community are included in the dead persons.

The Quetta DIG also informed that an improvised explosive device (IED) had been hidden among the potatoes bag in the market.

The sources said the blast meant to target the Frontier Constabulary (FC) vehicle parked in the market. Several people were injured in the explosion as they all were shifted to the Bolan Medical Complex.

Buildings located nearby were also damaged in the blast, police said earlier.

Following the explosion, the security cordon has been put in place in the entire area. The bomb disposal squad also reached the site. However, the rescue operation was continued.

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