Pakistan blast: 9 security personnel killed, several injured in suicide attack
Pakistan, March 6: As per the sources, at least nine personnel of the Balochistan Constabulary were killed, while nine others sustained injuries in a suicide bomb attack in Bolan.
The blast occurred near the Kambri bridge area of Bolan, sources stated.
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As per the SSP, the preliminary evidence suggests it was a suicide attack, however, the exact nature of the blast could be ascertained after the investigations.
As soon as the bomb blast took place, the bomb disposal team reached the site of the incident and started the investigation.
The injured were transferred to the nearby to Divisional Headquarters Hospital immediately.
Notably, there has been series of incidents which depicts that Pakistan is facing violence from Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), an offshoot of the Afghan Taliban movement that is ideologically aligned with the Afghan branch but draws its leaders from within Pakistan.
The TTP also claimed the responsibility for many attacks in the latest spate of terrorism in Pakistan; a TTP splinter group said it had carried out the January 30 mosque attack in Peshawar that killed 101 worshippers, most of them policemen.
More than 8,000 members of Pakistan's security forces have lost their lives in terrorist incidents since 2000. In 2014, the TTP attacked Peshawar's Army Public School, killing 141 people, including 132 children of military officers and soldiers.
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Several peace deals and cease-fire agreements between Islamabad and the TTP have broken down. Last November, the TTP terminated the latest cease-fire, negotiated last June, and threatened new attacks across Pakistan in retaliation for the security service's actions.