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Pakistan: Blast rocks Chaman city, 5 killed 

Just Earth News | @justearthnews | 10 Aug 2020 Print

Pakistan: Blast rocks Chaman city, 5 killed 

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Chaman: A blast rocked Pakistan's Chaman city on Monday which left at least five people killed and 20 others injured, media reports said.

The wounded people were shifted to hospital for treatment.

According to police inspector Muhammad Mohsin, unidentified miscreants had planted an improvised explosive device in a motorbike that was parked on the roadside, reports Dawn News.

Assistant Commissioner Zakaullah Durrani told the newspaper that the explosion targetted a vehicle of the Anti-Narcotics Force.  

Window panes of several houses and shops were broken due to the blast.

Prime Minister Imran Khan condemned the blast.

Chaman is a city located on the Durand line, the capital of Qilla Abdullah District, Balochistan Province, Pakistan.

It is situated just south of the Wesh-Chaman Durand line crossing with the neighbouring Kandahar Province of Afghanistan.