One killed in Pakistan bomb attack

Islamabad, July 30 (IANS) A Pakistan Rangers officer was killed and at least 14 others injured on Saturday in two explosions near a Rangers checkpost, a security official said.

According to Dawn news online, the bombs had been tied to a bicycle parked outside the Rangers headquarters on Miro Khan Road.

The injured included five Rangers personnel and nine civilians while one Rangers official succumbed to his injuries.

Another Rangers official was said to be in a critical condition, Dawn news online reported.

A heavy contingent of police cordoned off the area after the blasts and started a search operation.

Police sources told the media that two suspects were arrested and shifted to an undisclosed location for interrogation.

The Rangers have been targeted four times in March through grenade attacks in Karachi, leaving injuring at least three Rangers.

The newly elected Chief Minister of Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah condemned the attack.

–IANS

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