3 killed in deadly attack on police truck – NEWS 360 – WORLD

Islamabad: Three people were killed in a suicide bomb attack on a police truck in western Pakistan. According to reports, there is a child among those killed. 23 injured policemen were admitted to the hospital. Banned outfit Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) claimed responsibility for the attack. The police truck which was running overturned due to the explosion and fell down. Other vehicles nearby were also damaged. The police, rescue team and bomb squad reached the spot and conducted an investigation. Preliminary investigation reveals that 25 kg of explosives were used. Quetta DIG Ghulam Asfar Mahesar confirmed that there was a suicide attack. Chaver’s remains were found at the scene.

The blast took place shortly after the TTP withdrew the ceasefire agreement with the government. The organization had directed its followers to carry out attacks across the country.

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