QUETTA: At least three Levies personnel were martyred and two injured after a roadside bomb exploded near  the assistant commissioner Barshore’s car in Pishin area on Friday.

The personnel embraced martyrdom are identified as Asmatullah Abdul Baqi and Jafar Khan. The district administration said that assistant commissioner Amir Zaman Kakar was not in the vehicle at the time of the attack.

The wounded were shifted to Quetta’s Civil Hospital for medical treatment where an emergency had been imposed to treat the injured.

A heavy contingent of Levies forces reached the site of the Pishin Bypass area where the attack took place, and police and members of the Bomb Disposal Squad looked into the nature of the blast.