Bomb explosions onboard two trains in Pakistan have killed two people and wounded at least nine others. The first incident occurred in Mach, a town southeast of Quetta, the capital of Baluchistan province.
The bomb, planted in a train toilet, detonated as the train traveled to Quetta from Lahore. One person was killed. A second person died when another bomb detonated three hours later on a train near Sibi, south of Quetta. This train was traveling from Quetta to Lahore. Authorities do not know who is responsible for the attacks or the motive. Bomb explosions on rail tracks and against security forces are common in many parts of Baluchistan. Tribesman in the province have been demanding greater royalties from resources extracted from their territories.