Auto bomb kills 5 police, 2 civilians in southwest Pakistan

Auto bomb kills 5 police, 2 civilians in southwest Pakistan

At least eight Pakistani police personnel were killed and over 20 others were injured in an explosion through a police truck on Wednesday at Quetta in Balochistan.

However, the nature of the blast has yet to be ascertained.

Balochistan Home Minister Sarfraz Bugti confirmed the death toll, saying the elite police were targeted as they headed to work during morning rush-hour, at 8:25 am.

The body of the victim was shifted to the Civil Hospital, Quetta, for autopsy.

Crude oil futures up Rs 31 on positive Asian cues
Brent crude rose 0.6 percent to $58.16 a barrel while United States oil futures hovered near the $52 level in lunchtime trade. Tension between the United States and Iran is also rising, increasing the global risk premium for oil.

Soon after the blast, security officials reached the site and cordoned off the area.

Bomb attack in Pakistan: 6 dead Drone World News Introduction Date: 18.10.2017 10:49 6 people lost ir lives as a result of explosion of bomb that was set during passage of security forces in Quetta, Pakistan. According to hospital staff, the condition of seven injured was critical.

"The people and government of Balochistan will not be deterred from the fight against terrorism", Zehri said, adding the fight will continue till the last terrorist remains. "Balochistan is on the forefront of this fight and we will not stop until there is not a single terrorist left in the area", the home minister said.

Baloshistan has witnessed several blasts and targeted killings in the past few months.

'One and done' rate hints hit pound after 3% inflation
According to the statistics agency, the inflation growth was stimulated by rising prices for food, recreational goods, and transport costs.

Violence has declined in Pakistan after the army conducted a series of offensives against Islamist militants since 2014, however the groups still possess the capability to launch surprise attacks on security forces and civilian targets.

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi also strongly condemned the terrorist attack in Quetta and directed authorities to provide best possible medical treatment to the injured.

"A forensic team is reaching from Lahore and will determine whether it was a suicide bomb attack or whether explosives were detonated close to the vehicle", Bugti said.

Top Republican senator: Trump is 'castrating' Secretary of State Rex Tillerson
At the very end of the clip, Tapper asked again if Tillerson was concerned about being "gelded" in front of the whole world. The secretary also says he's committed to executing the President's objectives, despite Tennessee Sen.

Related Articles

  • 'Women of NASA' Lego set available starting November 1st

    'Women of NASA' Lego set available starting November 1st

    She also tweeted that she hopes the set encourages more children to consider careers in STEM. Lego's Women of NASA set will be available for purchase everywhere on November 1.
    Sri Lanka agree to play T20I in Lahore

    Sri Lanka agree to play T20I in Lahore

    Pakistan vs Sri Lanka 3rd ODI will begin at 4:30 PM IST (1100 hrs GMT) since it is a day-night fixture. The Sri Lankan cricket team had come under attack from terrorists in March 2009 in Lahore .
    The DPRK stated that nuclear war could begin at any time

    The DPRK stated that nuclear war could begin at any time

    Tillerson said President Trump has always stressed on solving the nuclear testing issue of North Korea diplomatically. Britain's Foreign Secretary said that North Korea's nuclear program should be halted by diplomacy.
  • Samsung to release a trackable 'Connect Tag' for your kids and pets

    Samsung to release a trackable 'Connect Tag' for your kids and pets

    Best of all, it lasts for seven days on a single charge, allowing a parent to go a full school week without having to plug it in. The low-power NB-IoT, Cat.M1 tag uses cellular connectivity to provide location services and notifications to users.
    Brady gets wins record, Patriots hold off Jets 24-17

    Brady gets wins record, Patriots hold off Jets 24-17

    Since the ball was technically fumbled out the back of the end zone, the Patriots were given the ball on a touchback. Having deferred on the opening coin toss, the Patriots were set up to receive the football to open the second half.
    South Park: The Fractured But Whole Season Pass Revealed

    South Park: The Fractured But Whole Season Pass Revealed

    It will be available on October 17, the same day the game launches, and comes with three DLC packs and Day One content (via IGN ). Releasing sometime in 2018, the player must "team up with The Coon and Mysterion to defeat a demonic presence at Casa Bonita".
  • Curious call on Gujarat poll

    Curious call on Gujarat poll

    He said people of Himachal Pradesh have been made to wait for results for over a month "just because PM has to announce sops". So, from October 3 to December 24 when the election process concluded, it was 83 days, which is unreasonable.
    Bennet to demand 'complete disconnection' from PA following reconciliation deal

    Bennet to demand 'complete disconnection' from PA following reconciliation deal

    One of the key sticking points will be the fate of Hamas's 25,000-strong military wing, the Ezzedine al-Qassam Brigades. An Egyptian source close to the talks said intelligence chief Khaled Fawzi had followed the negotiations closely.
    ZTE Launches Nubia Z17 Mini S With Dual Camera Setup

    ZTE Launches Nubia Z17 Mini S With Dual Camera Setup

    A Chinese multinational telecommunications equipment and systems company - ZTE Corporation formally launched but not on sale. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 630SoC is the processor and this phone has only one Ram and storage option - 6GB and 64GB.
  • Israel Hails US Withdrawal from UNESCO as 'New Day at UN'

    Israel Hails US Withdrawal from UNESCO as 'New Day at UN'

    In October 2011 , UNESCO admitted the Palestinian territories to the organization as an independent member-state called Palestine. Washington made a decision to quit the agency due to anti-Israeli bias.
    Mauricio Pochettino accuses Pep Guardiola of 'disrespect'

    Mauricio Pochettino accuses Pep Guardiola of 'disrespect'

    That is my opinion like I respect his opinion, but I think the players motivation is the same. He's a great manager, one of the best managers in the world.
    Head Of Samsung's Booming Semiconductor Business To Resign

    Head Of Samsung's Booming Semiconductor Business To Resign

    Kwon is also the chairman of the board and leads the component unit of the business that manufactures memory and display chips. In a statement, the man known as "Mr Chip" said the time had come to "start anew with new spirit and young leadership".