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4 Pakistani security personnel killed in blast

PUNJAB NEWS EXPRESS | September 26, 2021 02:23 PM

ISLAMABAD: Four security personnel were killed and two others injured in a blast in Pakistan's Balochistan province, police said. The incident took place on Saturday when a vehicle of paramilitary troops Frontier Corps hit the explosives planted along the road in Harnai district, police sources in the area told Xinhua news agency.

The vehicle was on a routine patrol in the area when the explosion happened, said the police sources.

Following the explosion, rescue teams, police and security forces rushed to the site and shifted the bodies and the injured to a nearby hospital.

Police and security forces have cordoned off the area and launched a search operation to arrest the culprits.

No group or individual has claimed the blast yet.


UP teacher beaten to death, students' role suspected
JALAUN (UP): A mathematics teacher was beaten to death by some unidentified assailants in the Rajendra Nagar locality in Jalaun district, and his students are said to be the suspects in the initial probe, said police.

The assailants used iron rods to kill the teacher.

The police said that the miscreants had arrived on a bike at the teacher's house. They first knocked on the door. As soon as the teacher came outside, the assailants hit him on the head with an iron rod.

The teacher bled to death.

On getting information about the incident, Kotwali police and forensic experts reached the spot.

The identity of the assailants is yet to be ascertained.

According to the police, Narvada, 65, used to run maths coaching classes.

"Around midnight on Friday, two youths came to his house on a bike. He opened the door and went inside the hall. The youths too followed him to the hall and attacked him repeatedly with an iron rod. Narvada sustained serious injuries and collapsed on the floor. Hearing commotion, the family members rushed to the hall, but by then the accused had fled, " said Superintendent of Police Ravi Kumar.

Narvada was rushed to the hospital where he was declared brought dead.

During preliminary investigation, it has come to light that the assailants could be his coaching students.

The SP said, "Police are trying to trace the killers with the help of CCTV footage installed in the locality."

Four teams have been formed to nab the assailants.

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