A police official was killed in the provincial capital on Thursday when suspected militants detonated an Improvised Explosive Device (IED).
“Unknown miscreants planted a bomb at a roadside in the jurisdiction of Faqirabad police station,” said police officials.
Police officials added that the objective was to target Qari Asghar, a local resident, over old enmity.
A police official, who was on duty outside the residence of a judge, was killed in the explosion while four other people were injured in the explosion.
In a separate attack a deputy superintendent of police, from the counter-terrorism department (CTD), was shot dead by unidentified gunmen in the Dayal road area of DI Khan.
The attackers escaped unharmed after the attack.