Islamabad, April 5 (IANS) At least one passenger was killed and several injured as a bomb hit a passenger train in Pakistan’s Balochistan province on Tuesday.
The Quetta-bound Jaffar Express was attacked by unidentified men following a bomb blast, Dawn online quoted a Levies forces source as saying.
Three bogies of the train derailed due to the attack. The victims were shifted to a hospital in Quetta, the source said.
Rescue and security teams reached the site and train services were temporarily suspended from Balochistan.
Law enforcement personnel launched a search operation in the area.
Balochistan Chief Minister Nawab Sanaullah Zehri condemned the blast and directed the concerned officials to take tough action against those involved in the attack.
Six killed in Afghanistan blast
Kabul, April 5 (IANS) At least six people were killed and many injured in a suicide bomb attack in Parwan province of Afghanistan on Tuesday, official said.
A suicide bomber detonated his explosive-laden vehicle in Seyagerd district, Tolo news quoted district governor Sayed Sediqqi as saying.
Hospital officials confirmed at least six people were killed and more than 15 injured.