Islamabad, Aug 27: Three security personnel were killed and three others injured in a landmine blast in Pakistan’s Balochistan province, a government official said.
Spokesperson of the Balochistan government Liaquat Shahwani told the media that the incident took place on Thursday in the Mangi Dam area of Ziarat district when a vehicle of the paramilitary Pakistan Levies forces hit the landmine, reports Xinhua news agency.
The forces were on a routine patrol.
Following the explosion, rescue teams, police and security forces rushed to the site and shifted the bodies and the injured to a nearby hospital.
Police and security forces have cordoned off the area and launched a search operation.
So far, no group or individual has claimed the attack.