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A policeman was killed and five civilians suffered injuries after an explosion near a police van in Qilla Abdullah market, Chaman, on Wednesday afternoon.

According to the police, the van was on a patrol duty when the explosion took place.

Initial inquiry revealed that the bomb was installed on a motorcycle.

The injured and body of the slain official have been moved to a hospital.

Police and Rangers have cordoned off the area. The bomb disposal squad has been called in as well.

Further investigations are under way.

The story was filed by the News Desk. The Desk can be reached at


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