Pakistan: Two military officers among five killed in blast near Rawalpindi

4th Jun 2014

 

RAWALPINDI, (Dawn): Two military officers and three civilians were killed on Wednesday when a suicide bomber hit their twin cabin vehicle near Rawalpindi, Director-General Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Asim Bajwa said.

Zahir Shah and Arshad, both Lieutenant-Colonels were killed in the blast, Bajwa said on micro-blogging website Twitter.

The vehicle was attacked near a railway track situated close to Fateh Jang road and the injured were shifted to a hospital for treatment.

 

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2 military offrs & 3 civilians embraced Shahadat when a suicide bomber hit their twin cabin near Tarnol.Shaheeds;Lt cols Zahir Shah & Arshad

Initial reports said the blast was carried out by a suicide bomber.

The area was cordoned off by security forces personnel and evidence was being collected from the location.

http://www.dawn.com/news/1110516/two-military-officers-among-five-killed-in-blast-near-rawalpindi

 

 

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