QUETTA: At least four people including two traffic policemen were killed and 17 others wounded in a rocket attack in Quetta on Wednesday, police said.
Officials blamed the attack on Balochistan’s separatist insurgents.
One of the three rockets landed in a square in Quetta, causing all the fatalities and injuries, Daud Juneju, the city police chief told AFP.
“Both the traffic officers were on duty, two passers-by were also killed,”he said, adding that all those injured were civilians.
Two other rockets damaged a house but caused no casualties, he said. Hamid Shakil, another police official confirmed the incident.
Intelligence officials said Baloch separatists were involved in the attack.