10 killed in Pakistan bus bombing. A left-wing bomb blast in northern Pakistan has killed six Chinese civilians and two Pakistani soldiers. The accident happened on Wednesday (July 14). There were 30 Chinese engineers on the bus.
The death toll could rise, the news agency Reuters reported. However, the cause of the immediate explosion was not known. However, it is believed that there was an explosive device on the side of the road or on the bus.
Moazzem Jah Ansari, chief of police in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, confirmed the incident.
An air ambulance was also used to rescue the victims, Reuters reported, citing a senior government official. A Chinese engineer and a Pakistani soldier are nonetheless lacking.
A powerful bomb blast near the Afghan capital, Kabul, has killed at least four people. Besides, at least 11 others were injured.
The bomber struck shortly after noon in the Jadai Maiwand area of the city. Immediately after the blast, casualties were seen lying on the ground in the vicinity. At this time, the common people started running in different directions in panic.
Police later rushed to the spot and rescued the injured and took them to the hospital. The injured have been admitted to a neighborhood hospital. No one has so far claimed responsibility for the attack, but police are suspected of targeting the Taliban.
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