Balochistan Home Minister condemns suicide blast in Quetta

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Balochistan Home Minister Mir Ziaullah Langu strongly condemned the suicide bombing which left three security forces martyred and 20 other injured near Sona Khan Frontier Corps (FC) Checkpost located Mastung Road area of Quetta on Sunday.

In a statement, he said the terrorists have now failed and started cowardly attacks on the citizens including security forces.

He said such cowardly attack could not weaken moral of security forces and nation saying security forces were taking measures to curb nefarious design of terroriosm from the province.

He also directed the concerned officials to take action against those suspects involved in the incident to bring them to justice and measures would be taken to protect lives of people and their property in the area.

The Minister also instructed relevant officials to submit reports of the incident of blast after completion of investigation.

He also ordered to provide all facilities for the treatment of the wounded of suicide blast. He also expressed his sympathy with the victims’ families.

Three security personnel were martyred and 20 others people were injured Sunday morning when a suicide bomb blast occured at the FC Check post located at Mastung Road.

Counter Terroriosm Department (CTD)’s spokesman confirmed the suicide attack targeted the Sona Khan FC check post.

Law enforcement agencies including police and rescue officials along with bomb disposal squad personnel reached the site and cordoned off the entire area and started investigation the incident.

The injured were shifted to the Sheikh Zaid hospital and other hospital. The emergency was also imposed at respective hospitals of the city by the government for ensuring treatments of the injured after incident.

Police sources said the suicide bomber had rammed his motorcycle into the vehicle of a law enforcement agency at the check post.

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