"...people around promptly responded to provide aid to those affected..."
On Thursday, according to law enforcement officials, evening in the southwestern Balochistan region of Pakistan, two coordinated assaults resulted in the loss of two lives and inflicted injury upon six others.
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According to law enforcement officials, the initial explosion occurred in the Harnai locality when an automobile collided with a land mine, resulting in injuries sustained by both occupants.
Police said that, after the initial explosion, people around promptly responded to provide aid to those affected. However, a secondary detonation ensued, probably by a mechanized device operated remotely.
According to the authorities, there were two fatalities and four individuals sustained injuries in the second explosion; authorities also said that there is an ongoing investigation to identify and locate the authors of the assault.
#Back-to-back remote controlled #blasts left two people killed & six others injured in #Zardalo area of the district #Harnai #Balochistan two men were seriously wounded in the first blast, when other people gathered around the explosion site, another blast occurred, pic.twitter.com/S1alZ8F5qC— Mehrwan Kambar (@MehrwanKambar) May 25, 2023
All individuals who sustained injuries have been transported to an adjacent medical facility, wherein two among them are classified as critical cases.
The police have not provided any personal identities of the individuals who were traveling in the vehicle. However, the police did say that all the victims in the second blast are civilians.
Up to now, no particular party has acknowledged or assumed responsibility for the attack.