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Bomb attack in Pakistan: 6 dead

Bomb attack in Pakistan: 6 dead

The Pakistani Taliban, an umbrella organisation of various militant groups within Pakistan, and loosely allied to the Afghan Taliban, issued a statement claiming responsibility.

Speaking to media on Wednesday, Bugti stated that Pakistan is on the front line of terrorism and the country will fight the war till the last terrorist reaches its end.

POLICEMAN GUNNED DOWN: In a separate incident, Police Inspector Abdul Salam was gunned down on Quetta's Qambrani Road.

The minister, commenting on the investigation of the Quetta blast which killed seven policemen, said that the forensic team from Lahore will reach Quetta on Thursday. Cheema, the police chief, said the gunmen fired multiple shots on him before fleeing.

The reported quoted Civil Hospital Quetta Spokesperson Wasim Baig as having confirmed seven casualties.

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But on Monday morning, all of them were discharged and transport arranged to send them to Mumbai , said railway officials. The Tejas Express, one of the premium trains of the Indian Railways , connects Mumbai and Karmali in Goa.

Balochistan home minister Sarfaraz Bugti confirmed that six policemen and a passerby lost their lives in the attack while 22 others were injured.

"Strongly condemn terror attack in Quetta causing loss of precious lives". He said, "I would like to convey my heartfelt condolences to the families of the victims and wish strength and endurance to all those who suffered from the attack". He said that following the success of operation Zarbe-Azab now the enemies are making cowardice attacks from Afghanistan.

The roadside bombing that killed two members of Pakistani paramilitary forces struck near a security post close to the North Waziristan tribal region, two intelligence officials told The Associated Press.

He added: "These cowardly attacks will not hinder our security forces in executing their duties".