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PublishDate: Monday, August 9, 2021 09:40

Two policeman killed, 12 injured in Quetta explosion

At least two policemen were killed and 12 others were wounded in an explosion near Quetta’s Serena Hotel on Sunday evening.

Afghan Voice Agency (AVA)_Six civilians were among the wounded, Dawn News reported.

A vehicle carrying 15 policemen was the target, Balochistan government spokesperson Liaquat Shahwani said in a statement.

He said an IED had been fitted into a motorcycle.
Balochistan Chief Minister Jam condemned the attack, Dawn News reported.

“Terrorist elements want to ruin the province’s peace. [We] will never allow to succeed in their nefarious plans,” he was quoted as saying by Dawn News.

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