Twin blasts in Chaman Balochistan, eight people including 3 security officials hit
QUETTA - At least eight people were injured, including three security officials in two separate bomb blasts in Chaman. The first attack, which injured two people, took place near an under-construction building on Chaman's Mall Road. According to police sources, an improvised explosive device was placed near the building by unknown persons.
Six people, including three security officials, were wounded in the second attack near a police checkpost in the same area.
The injured were rushed to a nearby hospital, where an emergency was imposed. Police and Frontier Corps personnel reached the site of the blasts where an investigation is underway.
The twin attacks in Chaman are the first incident of terrorism in Pakistan in 2018.
In 2017, Pakistan saw a rise in terror attacks against security forces and government officials.