ExplosionExplosion security personnel in Mastung.
SYED ALI SHAH
|Security forces were on routine|
patrolling duty in the area when
they were targeted by the blast. —File Photo
QUETTA|03|June|2013:: Two security personnel were killed and another two injured in an explosion in Mastung town of Balochistan on Monday, officials said.
An intelligence official, who requested not to be named since he was not authorised to speak to the media, told Dawn.com that two security personnel were killed and two injured in a remote-controlled blast in Splinji area of Mastung.
He said the forces were on routine patrolling duty in the area when they were targeted by militants through a remote-controlled bomb.
It was yet to be confirmed that where the bomb was planted, he said. A vehicle of the forces was also destroyed in the blast.
The injured security men were brought to Combined Military Hospital for treatment.
Police and Frontier Corps (FC) personnel were quick at the spot after the incident.
No immediate arrests were carried out following the blast.
Militants have continued to target forces in this area for last some years.
There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack, however, officials said they suspected the involvement of Baloch insurgents.(Courtesy:Dawn)