Nine policemen martyred in blast near Balochistan province, more than 13 are injured by a suicide attack near a vehicle carrying security officials. Police reported that injured offocers are transfered to hospitals for treatment.
According to the first investigation report, police van carrying officers of police department was attacked near kinbarri bridge by a suicide bomber. Police surrounded the area to collect more evidences from the site.
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Anti-Pakistan Terrorism activities
Chief Minister of Balochistan Abdul Quddus Bazinjo, former President Asif Ali Zardari and other senior officials condemned the attack saying that this is all anti-Pakistan terrorism activities to disturb the peace of nation. Former President Asif Ali Zardari termed the terrorist attacks as unforgivable acts.
Prime Minister Shahbaz Shareef also paid hi condolenses to deceased families saying that these kind of attack are only creating instability in country. He also directed authorities to provide full medical aid to families and all possible help.
Interior Minister Rana Sana Ullah expressed his deep sorrow to the families of security officers and directed the department to conduct full investigation making sure that all the nation is with security forces in fight against terrorism. He also prayed for speedy recovery of injured people in the attack.
Violence and terrorism attacks has increased in Pakistan after TTP withdraw the cease fire agreement last year. The blast also results as US Pakistan counter-terrorism dialogue started in Islamabad. A US delegation is already present in Pakistan for dialogue on solutions for countering terrorism.
The Foreign office spokesperson told media that dialogue aims to discuss the threat of increasing terrorism and cooperation in countering the terrorism threats.