Quetta: 9 injured in blasts
QUETTA: At least nine people were injured in bomb explosions in Dera Allahyar and Mastung on Thursday. Three guards of pro-government tribal elder Wadera Bungal Khan Bugti and three passers-by were injured when a remote-controlled bomb attached to a parked motorcycle exploded near Sobatpur Chowk in Dera Allahyar. Bungal Khan, a former commander of the slain nationalist leader, Nawab Akbar Bugti, escaped unhurt.
The injured — Abdul Nabi, Mohammad Ismail, Mohammad Hasan, Ghulam Mustafa, Tayyib Gul and Lak Mir — were taken to the Labour Hospital and two of them were said to be in a serious condition.
Three linemen of the Quetta Electric Supply Company (Qesco) were injured when a landmine exploded in Pashkram village in Mastung district. They were repairing a power pylon which had been blown up on Wednesday night.
The injured — Khawaja Mohammad, Mohammad Iqbal and Mazoor Ahmed — were taken to the Mastung Civil Hospital.
A Qesco official said power supply to Mastung, Kalat, Khuzdar and Kharan had been affected and the company had made alternative arrangements to restore supply.
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