Security officials examine the site after a suicide attack on a police truck near Dhadar, the main town of Kachhi district, about 120 kms southeast of Quetta in Balochistan province on March 6, 2023. (PHOTO / AFP)
QUETTA, Pakistan – A suicide bomber rammed a motorcycle into a police truck in southwestern Pakistan on Monday, killing nine policemen, a police spokesman said.
Ethnic Baloch guerrillas have been fighting the government for decades, accusing it of exploiting Balochistan's rich gas and mineral resources
Spokesman Mehmood Khan Notizai told Reuters the attack took place in Sibbi, a city some 160 km east of Quetta, the capital of Balochistan province.
Hospital officials said at least 7 policemen were wounded in the attack, the latest in a series targeting police personnel in Pakistan.
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No group has claimed responsibility for Monday's attack. Ethnic Baloch guerrillas have been fighting the government for decades, accusing it of exploiting Balochistan's rich gas and mineral resources.