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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2400

28 killed in landmine blast in Pakistan's restive South

[b]28 killed in landmine blast in Pakistan's restive South[/b]

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

[b]Islamabad, 11 March, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] At least 28 people including women and children were killed when a tractor trolley hit a landmine in the restive Southwestern Balochistan province of Pakistan.

According to reports, the victims were traveling from Bekar to Rakhni area in district Dera Bugti to attend a marriage ceremony on Friday when their vehicle hit a landmine planted near Gajji Nullah.

The injured were shifted to hospitals in Multan and D.G. Khan by army helicopters.

Pakistan Minister For Information And Broadcasting Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed expressed deep sorrow and grief over the loss of lives in a landmine explosion in Balochistan.

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