DPO martyred, 11 injured in Chaman blast

DPO martyred, 11 injured in Chaman blast

At least 10 people were injured in an explosion in the blast targeting the senior police officer, sources told The Express Tribune.

Police spokesman Shazada Farhat says 11 people were also wounded in Monday's attack that targeted police chief Sajid Khan Mohmand's vehicle in the main bazaar.

Killa Abdullah Sajid Mohmand, who was critically wounded in the blast, succumbed to his injuries in the hospital. He along with other injured -policemen and civilians-were rushed to Civil Hospital Chaman, where emergency has been declared.

Also Monday, a roadside bomb struck a convoy of security forces in the northwestern Kurram tribal region, killing two officers and wounding five, according to government administrator Irfan Khan.




Security around the area has been tightened and security officials have cordoned off the site of the blast for investigations into the incident.

Officials also claimed that it appeared that the bomber wanted to attack the IGP's office.

Police and law enforcement agencies have surrounded the area to trace the miscreants involved in the terrorist attack.

Chaman is one of the most important crossings on the Afghan-Pakistani border.

Related Articles

  • Trump, World Leaders Head to G20 Summit Under N Korea Shadow

    Trump, World Leaders Head to G20 Summit Under N Korea Shadow

    Trump did, however, win a concession in the final summit communique on the need to promote what he calls "fair" trade. Russian President Vladimir Putin has been clearer than most about his distaste for Trump's policies.
    Bottas beats Vettel to pole in Austria

    Bottas beats Vettel to pole in Austria

    More seriously, Ricciardo said he was confident heading into the weekend after getting his first look at the Spielberg circuit. Carlos Sainz Jr's Toro Rosso made Q3 for the first time since May's Monaco GP and rounded out the top 10.
    Shia LaBeouf Arrested for Alleged Public Drunkenness

    Shia LaBeouf Arrested for Alleged Public Drunkenness

    LaBeouf approached a citizen and an SCMPD officer around 4:00 a.m. close to the intersection of Barnard and W. In January, he was arrested in NY after police said he got in a scuffle with a man at his own art exhibit.
  • Liberation of Mosul all but complete

    Liberation of Mosul all but complete

    March 12, 2017- A U.S. envoy said Iraqi troops had cut all roads into western Mosul , trapping remaining Daesh militants inside. Earlier Sunday, Iraqi forces battling Daesh militants reached the Tigris riverbanks in the Old City of Mosul .
    Bethanie Mattek-Sands reveals gruesome Wimbledon injuries

    Bethanie Mattek-Sands reveals gruesome Wimbledon injuries

    She was taken off the court on a stretcher and was immediately transported to a hospital. "And I panicked a little bit, as well". Mattek-Sands, top-ranked in the doubles, entered the singles competition as a wildcard and defeated Magda Linette in Round 1.

    Lena Headey calls out sexism on set

    The recent seasons of the popular HBO fantasy series have finally caught up and passed the George R.R. Nikolaj Coster-Waldau as Jaime Lannister and Lena Headey as Cersei Lannister.
  • U.S.  bounces back, tops Spain to claim bronze medal in World Cup

    U.S. bounces back, tops Spain to claim bronze medal in World Cup

    Nate Darling scored 12 points for Canada as it defeated Italy 79-60 in the final of the U19 World Cup in Cairo, Egypt on Sunday. In the fall, Rana and Henry will try to lead Ryerson to the team's third straight Ontario University Athletics title.
    Celtics' Isaiah Thomas On Upcoming Free Agency: 'I'm A Max Guy'

    Celtics' Isaiah Thomas On Upcoming Free Agency: 'I'm A Max Guy'

    Gordon Hayward has agreed to sign with the Boston Celtics , but the exact terms of his deal have not yet been hammered out. Thomas said he is ready for a bigger and better contract. "They know they've got to bring the Brink's truck".
    Azarenka victorious as Nishikori, Konta sweat

    Azarenka victorious as Nishikori, Konta sweat

    The sixth seed will face France's No. 21 seed Caroline Garcia for a place in the quarterfinals. I really wanted to make that push for the second week for my singles.
  • Pakistan summons Indian envoy over ceasefire violations

    Pakistan summons Indian envoy over ceasefire violations

    The Indian envoy was told that "deliberate" targeting of civilians was condemnable and contrary to global human rights and laws. FO South Asia Director General Dr Faisal presented charge-sheet to the deputy high commissioner today.
    Pistons acquire Bradley in trade with Celtics

    Pistons acquire Bradley in trade with Celtics

    Kelly Olynyk , who averaged 4.8 rebounds in 20.5 minutes per game for the Celtics past year , has signed with the Miami Heat . In the worst-case scenario, the Celtics would have lost two of their core players (one by trade , Bradley by free agency).
    Austrian Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton top of the charts in free practice

    Austrian Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton top of the charts in free practice

    Last time out in Baku, his title rival Vettel controversially collided with Hamilton during a heated race. Verstappen, fourth fastest in P2, said his tyres were "all over the place" in the afternoon.