The Pakistan Taliban announced a day and a half ago that they would begin their war with Pakistan. Policeman among two dead in suicide blast in Quetta’s Baleli area
Reports of at least five killed & 20 injured in an apparent suicide bombing claimed by Tehreek E Taliban, Pakistan.
According to the police, a truck belonging to the Balochistan Constabulary was targeted in the suicide blast. A suicide bomber struck a vehicle of the Balochistan Constabulary; the personnel were being deployed in Kuchlak for the security of anti-polio staff. At least one security official and two pedestrians that, include a school-going child have died
Earlier this month, it killed six police officers in an ambush on patrol northwest of the country.
On Tuesday, Pakistan’s Foreign Minister visited Kabul amid cross-border violence blamed on the group.
The Afghan Taliban has facilitated talks between Islamabad and the Pakistan-based militants for the past year.
Pakistan’s foreign office said a “range of issues” were discussed but did not mention security.
At least two people were killed and three others injured after a suicide bomber entered a peace committee office in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province and blew himself up last week.
Although suicide bombing is a historical phenomenon, there has been a recent upsurge in such incidents. In Pakistan, over the last year, more than 1,000 people have been killed in suicide bombing incidents. Assessing the attitudes and perceptions of people toward suicide bombing can help understand some of the root causes of this phenomenon.