CHAMAN, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani spokesman says a roadside bomb has struck a vehicle carrying a police chief in the southwestern town of Chaman near the Afghan border, killing him, his guard and a civilian.
Police spokesman Shazada Farhat says 11 people were also wounded in Monday’s attack that targeted police chief Sajid Khan Mohmand’s vehicle in the main bazaar.
He says officers found a badly destroyed motorcycle at scene of the blast and are trying to determine whether the bomb was rigged to it.
Farhat says police officers and passers-by were among those wounded in the attack.
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No one immediately claimed responsibility for the bombing. Chaman is located near the Afghan town of Spin Boldak.
Pakistani Taliban and other militant groups have claimed previous attacks in Chaman.