Quetta July 10 (TNS): District Police Officer (DPO) Chaman Sajid Khan Mohmand was killed in a targeted bomb blast on Monday.
The DPO along with his two security guards was passing through the Boghra Road when his vehicle was targeted with a remote-controlled bomb.
Two policemen and 15 others were also injured in the blast, and the injured were rushed to the Chapman hospital for first aid and treatment.
According to sources, the DPO had recently assumed charge of the district and he had launched a crackdown on anti-social elements and saboteurs.
Initial reports indicated that the blast may have been carried out by a suicide bomber, however, it could not be confirmed by the police.
Law enforcement agencies cordoned off the area soon after the blast. No group claimed responsibility for the blast till the filing of this report.