Four killed, 14 injured in Chaman blast amid Pakistan Day celebrations

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QUETTA – At least four people including a minor were killed while 14 others received injuries in a blast outside Levies headquarters Chaman a Balochistan’s city located on the Afghanistan-Pakistan border on Tuesday.

The attack happened as nation is celebrating Pakistan Day with zeal and zest.

According to police, the explosives were planted on a motorcycle and the assailants apparently intended to target a police mobile parked outside the headquarters.

 

The bodies and injured have been shifted to Civil Hospital, Chaman while security forces have condoned off the area.

No group has claimed responsibility for the attack so far.

In August last year, at least five people, including a 10-year-old boy, were killed and 21 others injured in an explosion on Mall Road near the District Police Officer (DPO) office.