Quetta Blast injures Seven People
QUETTA, Oct 4 (Online): At least seven people, including a child, were injured on Saturday in a powerful blast on the Spini road in Balochistan’s capital Quetta, police said.
The injured, three of whom are in critical condition, have been shifted to Civil Hospital for medical assistance.
According to the police, the explosion took place near a cattle market and the explosive material was planted in a vehicle which was detonated via a timed device.
A vehicle was destroyed in the blast.
Police said the vehicle of Pashtoonabad’s deputy superintendent of police appeared to be the target and the blast took place as it approached the area.
Police and rescue teams have reached the site of the blast. Security forces have cordoned off the area and further investigations into the incident are underway.