Islamabad: Three persons, including two
children, were killed and 31 others injured when an explosive
device went off in Panjgur area of Balochistan province in
southwest Pakistan on Saturday, police said.
The remote-controlled explosive device was planted
in a motorcycle parked beside a road in Chitkan area of
Panjgur, officials said.
The device was detonated as a convoy of a law
enforcement agency carrying troops was passing by.
Five security personnel were among the injured.
The wounded were taken to a nearby hospital.
Troops cordoned off the area and launched a search
The explosion damaged a vehicle in the convoy and
smashed the windows of nearby buildings.