Quetta: Attempt to blow up railway track foiled
QUETTA: Security forces on Thursday foiled an attempt to blow up a railway track linking Quetta with Iran by defusing a powerful bomb planted on a railway line near Ahmedwal in Noshki district. Police sources said that during a routine check railway staff found the remote-controlled bomb on the track. A bomb disposal squad was called from Quetta to defuse it.
“It was a 32kg local remote-controlled bomb,” they said, adding that passenger trains coming from Quetta and Zahidan had been stopped at the Ahmedwal railway station.
Meanwhile, militants blew up four power pylons in the Mawand area of Kohlu district on Thursday. Power supply to a number of areas of the district was disrupted.
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