Bomb kills two oil workers in Baluchistan: officials


A bomb attack killed at least two oil workers in a remote town that borders Afghanistan and Iran, police and doctors said.
The blast hit a convoy of Oil and Gas Development Company (OGDCL) in the mineral rich province of Baluchistan.
“We received two dead bodies and seven injured from the blast site,” Siddiq Ahmed, a doctor told AFP by telephone from the local district hospital in the town of Jafarabad, where the attack took place.
Police said the bomb was fixed to a motorbike and parked on the roadside.
“It was a remote-controlled device which hit the oil and gas officials’ vehicle,” Mohammed Tariq, a senior police official, told AFP.
Separately a suicide bomber blew himself up in front of a vehicle of a military contractor in Kotkai village of South Waziristan tribal district bordering Afghanistan on Thursday, security officials said.