Two security men, 2 cops martyred

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Two security personnel were martyred and three injured on Saturday in an explosion in Kalat, Balochistan and unknown attackers killed two police officials in separate attacks in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa as the region sees an uptick in militant activity. .

Levies officials said that the explosive material was planted along a roadside in the Kalat’s Joban area.

Balochistan Interior Minister Mir Ziaullah Langove said that the injured have been shifted to a hospital for medical assistance. The minister has also directed officials to tighten the checking at entry and exit routes of the city.

Longve added, “We will continue to fight till the end of terrorism.” Levies sources told media that a vehicle carrying the body of a man, killed by unknown men, drove over a landmine in Qabu area of Mastung.

Mastung Deputy Commissioner Sultan Bugti said that the vehicle of tribal leader Shah Nawaz Bangulzai was targeted in the attack. He confirmed that three people were killed and four were injured, adding that the injured were rushed to Mastung hospital for medical treatment.

The tribal elder was accompanying the body of the slain tube well operator. In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, police constable Bilal was martyred by unknown suspects in the Turangzai Muftiabad area of ??Charsadda. He was posted at Munda Head and was going to the Election Commission Charsadda office on a motorcycle for special duty when he was attacked.

The attackers managed to escape following the incident and the body of the deceased policeman was shifted to DHQ Hospital Charsadda for legal proceedings and post-mortem. In another incident, unknown suspects opened fire on Azam Warsak police station in South Waziristan. Police and security forces retaliated against the armed attackers.

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