Suicide attacker targeting bus, injures 5 including Chinese nationals in Balochistan

QUETTA:  A suicide attacker on Saturday in Balochistan targeted a bus carrying Chinese engineers, wounding at least five people including three Chinese nationals, Newsone reported

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The attack came in Dalbandin region, around 340 kilometres (211 miles) from Quetta when the Chinese engineers working on a mineral project were being transported to the city.

Local administration and police officials told AFP that two paramilitary soldiers providing security the the driver of the bus were wounded in the attack alongside the two Chinese nationals.

“The attacker, waiting in a small truck along the route, exploded the vehicle when the bus carrying Chinese engineers came close to him,” Dostain Dashti, a senior police officer in the region, told AFP on phone.

He said that the body of the suicide attacker was blown up in the attack and his vehicle caught fire.

 

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