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Landmine blast kills one in Balochistan

News Agencies | Updated on: 13 September 2017, 9:42 IST

At least one person has died and another sustained injuries after a landmine explosion in the Kholu district of Balochistan on 12 September.

Sources said the two brothers were riding on their motorbike and ran over a planted landmine in the Nasau area, The Express Tribune reported.

The injured was taken to the hospital for medical assistance and the body of the deceased was transported by the rescue team.

Earlier also, several deaths have been reported due to accidental landmine blasts in the district.

The police had to file a case against unidentified persons and an investigation is underway after a protest by the residents of the area.

Earlier, six security personnel were killed and three others injured in a blast in Balochistan's Harnai district.

The Frontier Corps (FC) personnel were patrolling the area when their vehicle was targetted with an Improvised Explosive Device (IED).


First published: 13 September 2017, 9:42 IST