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Rocket attack kills four in Quetta: police

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Intelligence officials said Baloch separatists were involved in the attack.—Reuters/File photo

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.

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