File photo of a mobile tower blown up in Balochistan's Kohlu district: Photo Yousaf Marri

Abdullah Lehri :

KALAT: A mobile tower of a private company was blown up in Balochistan’s Kalat district on Sunday. Levies sources said unknown militants had planted an improvised explosive device (IED) near the tower of a private mobile company.

The incident happened in the Nimargh area of district Kalat, Levies said.

While the machinery and battery of the tower were also disabled, the mobile phone service in the area was completely suspended after the tower was blown up, they mentioned. It may be mentioned that a few months ago in the areas of Ghazag, Johan, and Kushan Shekhridi.

Unknown armed persons had destroyed the mobile tower of the said private company by planting explosives. Levies officials reached the spot as an investigation into the incident went underway.

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