Suicide bombing hits Pakistan police again, killing & injuring several
A suicide bombing in the city of Sibbi in Balochistan leaves several policemen killed and several others injured.
A suicide bomber rammed a motorcycle into a police truck in southwestern Pakistan on Monday, killing nine policemen, a police spokesperson said.
Mehmood Khan Notizai told Reuters that the attack took place in Sibbi, a city some 160 km (100 miles) east of Quetta, the capital of Balochistan Province.
Hospital officials said at least seven policemen were wounded in the attack, the latest in a series targeting police personnel in Pakistan.
بولان بلوچستان میں سبی میلے کی سکیورٹی سے واپسی پر بلوچستان کانسٹیبلری کی گاڑی پر بم حملہ— چاند بی بی (@GreenArmy786) March 6, 2023
9 اہلکار شہید اور متعدد زخمی#Sibbi#Balochistan pic.twitter.com/An1bTNw23U
No group has claimed responsibility for the attack so far.
It is noteworthy that a couple of weeks ago, Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) warned of additional attacks on law enforcement officers after one of its suicide squads raided a police compound in Karachi, killing four people.
In late January, a bomb that targeted a mosque located inside the police headquarters in Peshawar claimed the lives of at least 100 people and injured more than 200.
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