Free Press Journal

Three killed in blast targetting Pakistan president’s son 


Islamabad: At least three people were killed and over a dozen injured in a blast targetting Pakistan president’s son outside a restaurant in a Balochistan town, media reported on Monday.

Police sources said the device was placed on a motorcycle parked outside the restaurant at the industrial town of Hub and targeted President Mamnoon Hussain’s son Salman’s convoy on Sunday, Dawn online reported.

Salman was uninjured in the bombing attack, reports said. Hub is 31 km from the port city of Karachi.

Balochistan Chief Minister Abdul Malik Baloch condemned the blast and announced free medical treatment for those injured.