Pakistan: Man carrying IED killed as device explodes in Jamshoro

A man was killed when an improvised explosive device (IED) that he was carrying exploded near the deputy commissioner’s office in the Kotri city of Sindh’s Jamshoro district early on Thursday morning, officials said.

Jamshoro DC Farid Mustafa confirmed the incident, saying that according to police and Rangers, the deceased was identified as Allah Bux.

As the IED exploded, the man died on the spot, not too far from the DC office, he told, adding that if the device was successfully planted, “it would have caused destruction and loss of life as people start visiting my office in the morning”.

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Source: The Dawn