Man carrying IED killed as device explodes in Jamshoro

Our Correspondent
Friday, Aug 05, 2022

SUKKUR: A man was killed, when an improvised explosive device (IED) that he was carrying with him, exploded near the deputy commissioner’s office in district Jamshoro on Thursday.

The explosion took place in the pile of garbage near the DC office Jamshoro, killing the man, who was allegedly involved in planting the IED. The police and law enforcement agencies reached the spot and cordoned off the area. Deputy Commissioner Jamshoro Farid Mustafa confirmed the incident, saying that according to the police and Rangers, the deceased was identified as Allah Bakhsh Khokhar.

He said the man died on the spot after the explosion, adding that if the device was successfully planted, it would have resulted in major loss of lives as the public starts visiting the office in the morning hours.