QUETTA: Six people including three foreigners were injured in a suicide blast near a bus carrying employees of Saindak Copper Gold Project in Dalbandin on Saturday.
According to Quetta Division Commissioner Muhammad Hashim Ghilzai, a suicide bomber detonated explosives near the bus. As a result, three foreigners and three FC personnel were injured in the blast. The injured were shifted to a nearby hospital for treatment.
Security forces have started investigation into the incident.
Caretaker Balochistan chief minister Allaudin Marri condemned the attack and has sought a detailed report on the security measures for Chinese engineers.
The Saindak Copper-Gold Mine is close to Chagai District’s Saindak town in Balochistan. Collaboration with a Chinese engineering firm led to the discovery of copper deposits in the area in the 1970’s.