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Blast in Balochistan's Chaman

News Agencies | Updated on: 10 July 2017, 12:40 IST

A powerful bomb blast occured near the Friendship Gate on the Pakistan -Afghanistan border in Chaman left six people dead and 13 injured on Wednesday.

An emergency alert has been issued in all the nearby hospitals.

The blast occurred near Boghra Road, prompting rescue and law and enforcement agencies into action and they rushed to the spot.

Security agencies have cordoned off the area and determining nature of the blast.

The border crossing between the town of Chaman and Spin Boldak is the second most important crossing on the Afghan-Pakistani border.

Further details are awaited.


First published: 10 July 2017, 12:40 IST