6 wounded in Balochistan suicide attack

Chaghai (Balochistan) [Pakistan]: A suicide attack on a convoy of Saindak Copper-Gold project employees left six people injured, including two Chinese nationals, on Saturday.

The mishap, which occurred after a vehicle which was driving in front of the bus exploded, also left two project employees and two security personnel wounded, The Express Tribune reported.

Quetta Division Commissioner Muhammad Hashim Ghilzai said that a bomber had detonated his explosives near the bus carrying the employees.

The injured are undergoing medical treatment and an investigation has been launched. Security forces have cordoned off the area.

The Saindak Copper-Gold mine is situated near Saindak town in Balochistan’s Chagai district. In the 1970s, copper deposits were discovered in partnership with a Chinese engineering company, according to Geo News.