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Son Of Pakistan's President Escapes Bomb Attack Killing Three

Pakistani President Mamnoon Hussain (L) confers the country's highest civil award "Nishan-i-Pakistan" on Chinese President Xi Jinping in April.

Police say the son of Pakistan's president has escaped a roadside bomb attack unharmed after the blast killed three people and wounded 15.

The attack happened late on May 24 in Pakistan's restive Balochistan province.

Police official Ghulam Rasool says the bomb, planted on a motorcycle and detonated by remote control, exploded in the province's Hub industrial area as a vehicle carrying Suleman Mamnoon Hussain passed by.

Rasool says the dead and most of the wounded were pedestrians, though some police officers accompanying Hussain were wounded.

Pakistani President Mamnoon Hussain, took office in September 2013.

No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack.

Taliban extremists have been waging a long war in the country.

Balochistan separatists also have launched attacks in the province.

Based on reporting by AP and