Monday, January 26, 2015

Five killed in landmine blast in Balochistan

By Shezad Baloch 

January 26, 2015


NASIRABAD: At least five people were killed and two others were injured when a passenger pickup vehicle hit a landmine in Chatter area of Nasirabad district.

The van was en route to Chatter from Dera Murad Jamali when it hit a landmine placed in Sonwa area of Chatter on Monday. The vehicle was completely destroyed in the blast.

“Five people were killed and two others were wounded in the landmine explosion,” said District Police Officer Nasirabad Saleem Lehri.

Police and rescue workers arrived at the site and cordoned off the crime scene. Theinjured and bodies were transferred to the Divisional Hospital Dera Murad Jamali.

The deceased were identified as retired police sub-inspector Mohammed Salah, a Hindu trader Lal Chand, Yar Mohammed, Mohammed Ibrahim and Sayed Qurban Shah.

Four people died on the spot while the fifth was pronounced dead by the doctors when taken to a nearby government-run hospital, AFP reported.

The police have registered the case and started investigation. However, no one has claim the responsibility of the attack.

http://tribune.com.pk/story/827925/five-killed-in-landmine-blast-in-balochistan/


Landmine explosion in Balochistan kills five.

At least five people were killed and five others injured in a landmine explosion in Balochistan’s Naseerabad district on Monday.

Police sources said that a vehicle carrying residents hit a landmine in the Chahtar area of the district. The blast was heard far and wide causing panic in the area. Several vehicles parked nearby were also destroyed.

Two people were killed on the spot, while three others succumbed to injuries on the way to the hospital, police said, adding that among the five dead, two belonged to the Hindu community.

http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2015/01/26/national/landmine-explosion-in-balochistan-kills-five/

Landmine explosion in Balochistan leaves five dead

Syed Ali Shah


QUETTA: At least five people were killed and five others injured in a landmine explosion in Balochistan’s Naseerabad district on Monday.

Police sources told Dawn that a vehicle carrying residents hit a land mine in the Chahtar area of the district. The blast was heard far and wide causing panic in the area. Several vehicles parked nearby were also destroyed.

Two people were killed on the spot, while three others succumbed to injuries on the way to the hospital, police said adding that among the five dead, two belonged to the Hindu community.

The injured were immediately taken to civil hospital in Dera Murad Jamali for medical treatment. Doctors and para-medics were called in on an emergency basis to treat the injured. Police and other law enforcers reached the spot and launched an investigation into the incident.

http://www.dawn.com/news/1159588/landmine-explosion-in-balochistan-leaves-five-dead




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