President, PM, others condemn Quetta bombing

Published June 15, 2013
Volunteers collect body parts of victims of a bomb blast from the wreckage of a bus in Quetta, June 15, 2013. — Photo by AP
Volunteers collect body parts of victims of a bomb blast from the wreckage of a bus in Quetta, June 15, 2013. — Photo by AP

ISLAMABAD: President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday condemned the bus bombing in Quetta.

Moreover, Chief Minister Balochistan Abdul Malik Baloch, Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif, chief of Pakistan Tehrik-i-Insaaf (PTI) Imran Khan and chief of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Altaf Hussain also condemned the bombing that targeted the bus of a women only university in the provincial capital.

At least eleven women were killed on Saturday when a bomb ripped through the bus.

Less than an hour later, sounds of explosions and firing spread panic and chaos through the Bolan Medical Complex where most of the wounded had been taken.

Following which, at least three explosions were heard from inside the hospital.

Television reports said Deputy Commissioner Abdul Mansoor Khan, who had earlier been wounded, was killed by shots to the head and chest.

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