A Frontier Corps (FC) man was killed and another was injured in a bomb explosion targeting FC vehicle in southwestern Balochistan province of Pakistan on Saturday, said officials.
The spokesman for FC, Khan Wasey said in a statement that a security forces vehicle was on routine patrolling when it was attacked in Bolan?’s Dhadar area. He said, "A loud and powerful explosion was heard in the area. It appeared to be a remote-controlled blast." He confirmed that one of the two seriously wounded FC personnel inside the vehicle succumbed to his injuries on way to hospital.
The explosion also damaged the vehicle of the security forces. There was no immediate claim of the attack but Khan Wasey suspected that the attack was the work of Baloch separatists operating in the area.
Bolan district is one of the sensitive areas of Balochistan province where militants have been targeting power pylons, gas pipelines, security forces and NATO containers