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PublishDate: Sunday, September 5, 2021 14:13

3 killed, 20 wounded in Mastung bombing

Three people were killed and 20 others wounded in an attack on security forces in Pakistan’s southwestern Balochistan province on Sunday.

Afghan Voice Agency (AVA)_Three people were killed and 20 others wounded in an attack on security forces in Pakistan’s southwestern Balochistan province on Sunday.

The explosion happened in Mastung district, a senior police officer said, fearing the number of fatalities could increase.

Azhar Akram, deputy inspector-general of police, told reporters 18 of the injured were security personnel and two bystanders.

While denouncing the bomb attack, Home Minister Mir Ziaullah Langove strongly sought a report from relevant authorities.

He acknowledged: “Security forces have rendered countless sacrifices in the war on .” The war would continue until peace was restored completely, he promised.

Less than two weeks ago, three Levies personnel were killed when their vehicle struck a landmine in the Ziarat district of the province.

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