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Blast in Quetta kills one

Publication Date : 21-08-2012


A blast ripped through Sariab road near Moosa Colony in Quetta today, followed by gunfire in the area.

Sources said that the target of the attack was a security forces' vehicle and that the bomb was planted on car parked on the roadside.

In ital reports suggested that the bomb was detonated when a vehicle of the security forces was passing by.

The vehicle managed to escape the blast unscathed.

One person was killed in the attack whereas nine others were injured, according to sources.

The injured included two children and five women who were rushed to a nearby hospital.

Security and rescue officials reached the site of attack.

Security officials cordoned off the area as investigations into the incident went underway.

Sources added that intensive blast shattered the windows of nearby building.


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