Explosion kills 5, injures 20 in Chaman
CHAMAN: At least five people were killed and 20 injured when an explosion rocked Mall Road neighbourhood in Chaman early Monday morning.
The injured have been shifted to a nearby hospital.
The blast, the police said, occurred near an under-construction facility. Unidentified miscreants had planted an improvised explosive device in a motorbike that was parked on the roadside. The explosion targeted a vehicle of the Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF).
Window panes of several shops and houses in the vicinity were shattered due to the impact of the explosion.
In a statement shared on the Twitter account of the Prime Minister’s Office, Prime Minister Imran Khan condemned the incident and expressed grief for the lives lost.