Pakistani dies while defusing bomb

Sep 30, 2011, 13:09 IST | IANS

A police official was killed when the bomb he was attempting to defuse blew up in Pakistan's Balochistan province, police said

A police official was killed when the bomb he was attempting to defuse blew up in Pakistan's Balochistan province, police said

The explosion took place in Chaman town Thursday.

The bomb had been planted in a NATO oil tanker parked outside a hotel, reported Dawn.

Manzoor Elahi, a bomb disposal squad official, reached the spot to defuse the bomb. But it went off even as he was working on it.

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