CTD official martyred in Khuzdar blast


The station house officer of the Khuzdar Counter-Terrorism Department police station was martyred on Thursday in an explosion targeting his vehicle.

Khuzdar Senior Superintendent of Police Fahad Khosa told media that the incident took place near Jhalawan Medical College located on the National Highway.

The SSP said that the official, identified as Sharbat Khan Umrani, was on his way to work when the explosion took place. He said a bomb had been fitted in the CTD official’s vehicle.
SSP Khosa said police and security forces promptly arrived at the location of the incident along with the bomb disposal squad which was assessing the scale of the blast.
He said that the martyred SHO’s body had been shifted to the District Headquarters Hospital.