Two army officers, three civilian killed in Tarnol suicide Blast: ISPR

KARACHI: Two military officers of lieutenant colonel rank and three civilians were killed on Wednesday when a suicide bomber hit their twin cabin vehicle near Rawalpindi, Director-General Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Asim Bajwa said

Zahir Shah and Arshad, both Lieutenant-Colonels were killed in the blast, Bajwa said on micro-blogging website Twitter.

The vehicle was attacked near a railway track situated close to Fateh Jang road and the injured were shifted to a hospital for treatment.

Initial reports said the blast was carried out by a suicide bomber.

The area was cordoned off by security forces personnel and evidence was being collected from the location.