DPO Chamman martyred in a bomb blast

Posted July 11, 2017

SSP Chaman Sajid Khan Mohmand has been martyred in a suicide blast that allegedly targetted his vehicle on Bogra Road in Chaman.

A suspected suicide blast in southwestern Pakistan Monday killed a district police chief along with his security guard and a civilian passerby. The entire area was sealed and the security forces launched a search operation to nab the culprits.

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An emergency has been declared in hospitals and law enforcement and rescue officials have been dispatched to the site of the incident.

Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has strongly condemned terrorist attack on police convoy in Chaman on Monday in which DPO Chaman embraced martyrdom. But the remnants of militant groups are still able to carry out periodic bloody attacks, particularly in the northwest.

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He says officers found a badly destroyed motorcycle at scene of the blast and are trying to determine whether the bomb was rigged to it.

Federal Interior Minister Chaudry Nisar Ali Khan has condemned the attack and sought a report about it from local authorities.

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The border crossing between the town of Chaman and Spin Boldak is the second most important crossing on the Afghan-Pakistani border.