Blast in Khuzdar martyrs a police officer: Police
File photo of Sharbat Khan police inspector

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A senior police officer was martyred in a bomb explosion in Balochistan’s Khuzdar city on Thursday. Police inspector Sharbat Khan was martyred in the blast near the medical complex of the city, police said.

The vehicle of Sharbat Khan was targeted through a remote-controlled bomb in the medical complex area. The police officer was martyred on the spot, police said. He was currently serving in the Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD). The inspector was completely destroyed in the atttack.

The blast rocked the entire area and police rushed towards the spot. The dead body of the police officer was shifted to the district headquarters hospital Khuzdar.

Senior police and administration officials reached the spot and started an investigation into the incident. The motive behind the attack could not be immediately ascertained.

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