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Monday Aug 10 2020
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Web Desk

6 dead, 21 injured in blast on Chaman's Mall Road

By
Web Desk
According to the Chaman SHO, explosive material installed on a motorcycle parked in the area. Photo: Geo.tv/Noorzaman Achakzai.

CHAMAN: At least six people died and 21 others were injured when a blast ripped through the city's Mall Road area on Monday. 

Security sources confirmed that the bodies and the injured had been shifted to a nearby hospital. An additional contingent of police officials arrived at the Mall Road to conduct an investigation into the blast.

The vehicle, parked near the area, got damaged due to the intensity of the blast. Photo: Geo.tv

According to the Chaman SHO, explosive material installed on a motorcycle parked in the area. The explosives were detonated by a remote-controlled device. 

Eyewitnesses reported that motorcycles and cars parked in the area were damaged due to the intensity of the blast. 

An additional contingent of police officials arrived at the Mall Road to conduct an investigation into the blast. Photo: Geo.tv

Prime Minister Imran Khan strongly condemned the Chaman blast and expressed deep grief and sorrow over the loss of precious lives.

The prime minister prayed for early recovery of the injured.

Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani also expressed grief over the lives lost in the blast.

The images of the site of the blast that ripped through the Chaman's Mall Road area on Monday. Photo: Geo.tv