Grenade attack at bus station in Pakistan kills 1, wounds 2

Assailants threw a hand grenade at a bus station within the unstable southwest Pakistan on Tuesday killing a passerby and wounding two others, police stated in an indication of accelerating violence within the area.

“The assault occurred in Dera Murad Jamali a city in Baluchistan province,” stated Aziz Baloch an space police official.

No group claimed duty for the assault. It got here hours after Prime Minister Imran Khan visited one other area within the province to guarantee his help for troops who got here underneath assault within the Naushki and Panjgur districts, final Wednesday.

9 troopers and 20 assailants have been killed in these twin assaults and subsequent clearing operations. The Baluchistan Liberation Military, a gaggle designated terrorist by the US in 2019 had claimed duty.

Baluchistan has witnessed a low-level insurgency by small teams who demand independence from the central authorities in Islamabad. Though authorities say they’ve quelled the insurgency, violence within the province has endured.

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