QESCO official killed in mine blast

MACH: An official of Quetta Electric Supply Company QESCO died in land mine explosion near Bibi Nani area Tuesday.

According to details miscreants had blown up four towers 2 towers of 22 kv line and 2 of 132 kv line near Bibi Nani area along Quetta-Sibi section few days ago.

A team of QESCO officials started repair of damaged towers yesterday.

When the team was going for work this morning again an official Aslam Masih happened to climb over a land mine. It blasted in which Aslam Masih sustained serious injuries. He was shifted to civil hospital Mach and later referred to Quetta. White being shifted to Quetta, he succumbed to his injuries.

After land mine explosion QESCO suspended repair of affected towers and stopped repair of damaged towers.