Bomb kills police chief, 2 others in southwest Pakistan

Bomb kills police chief, 2 others in southwest Pakistan

SSP Chaman Sajid Khan Mohmand has been martyred in a suicide blast that allegedly targetted his vehicle on Bogra Road in Chaman.

At least 10 people were also injured when a bike-riding suicide bomber targeted the convoy of the senior police officer, local media reported. The injured were shifted to Chaman Hospital for treatment.

Three critically injured persons have been sent to Quetta for further treatment. The rescue teams rushed to the spot when two more IED exploded, killing two troops and injuring four others, officials said.

Sajid Mohmand succumbed to his injuries on the way to the hospital.

The blast took place on Boghra Road near the Levies Headquarter Office at Chaman area of Killa Abdullah district in Balochistan.

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He expressed deep grief and sorrow over the loss of precious lives in the attack.

Interior minister Chaudhry Nisar and Balochistan home minister Mir Sarfaraz Ahmed Bugti also condemned the attack.

Law enforcement agencies personnel cordoned off the area.

No one immediately claimed responsibility for the bombing in Chaman, which is near the Afghan border town of Spin Boldak.

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