Blast in Chaman critically injures five people

Thursday, December 5th, 2013 1:30:17 by

CHAMAN: A bomb blast in Chaman, Balochistan left at least five people critically injured, reported Express News on Thursday. 

Chaman, near the Pakistan-Afghanistan, and is a major gateway between the two countries and one of the two main border passes through which Nato goods transit to and from Afghanistan. On Wednesday, as many as 20 Nato containers and trailers carrying military equipment entered Pakistan from the Chaman border. The containers travel to Karachi for further shipment.

Previous attacks

The border post in Chaman has been subject frequent bomb attacks, including suicide bombings.

Earlier in November, a motorbike bomb killed three people near Christen Colony in Chaman town.

Police said it was a remote-controlled blast and the explosive material was planted on a motorbike. The injured were passers-by.

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