Five injured in Balochistan train blast

ANI | Updated: Oct 27, 2017 18:23 IST

Balochistan [Pakistan], October 27 (ANI): A bomb blast in a passenger train in Balochistan's Bolan district on Friday left at least five passengers injured.

The Dawn quoted levies sources as saying that "miscreants" had targeted the Akbar Bugti Express passenger train in the Hirak area of district Bolan.

Bogie number nine was partially damaged from the impact of the blast, which rocked the entire area, the sources told Dawn.

The injured were rushed to nearby Mach hospital for medical treatment, where an emergency had been declared.

Frontier Corps personnel, levies and police reached the spot as investigations into the incident went underway.

The affected train was later brought to the Mach Railway Station. (ANI)