Two Cops Martyred While Defusing Bomb In Quetta
QUETTA, 14 February: Two Bomb Disposal Squad (BDS) officials embraced martyrdom while defusing an improvised explosive device (IED) when the latter exploded in Quetta’s Sariab Road area on Monday evening.
According to police officials, the BDS team was defusing an improvised explosive device (IED) planted by unknown miscreants. However, the IED detonated during the diffusing process. Police officials said that the bomb weighed 20 kilogrammes, and had been planted beneath the Sariab Bridge.
Balochistan Health Secretary Noor-ul-Haq Baloch said that around a dozen people sustained injuries in the explosion. He said that all the injured are being provided treatment in Civil Hospital Quetta.
Chief Minister Balochistan Nawab Sanaullah Zehri strongly condemned the terrorist attack and directed the police to submit a report regarding the blast. “We will bring the perpetrators to book,” said Zehri.