DSP escapes blast in Mastung
QUETTA: Shalkot Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), Sikandar Tarin, on Tuesday escaped a remote-controlled blast on Mastung Road in new Saryab area, an outskirt of Quetta.
According to the local police, unidentified men had planted an explosive device on the Mastung Road and detonated it with remote control when official vehicle of Shalkot DSP was passing by it.
However, the blast took place just a few seconds after the vehicle passed by it. The DSP remained unhurt, however, two personnel accompanying him received minor injuries as windscreen of the vehicle smashed due to the impact of the blast.
Personnel of the Frontier Corps (FC) and police rushed to the site soon after the blast and cordoned off the area.