At least 1 killed, 10 injured in blast in Quetta's Kandhari Bazar

Published December 18, 2021
This picture shows damaged vehicles after a blast in  Quetta's Kandhari Bazar on Saturday. — Photo by author
This picture shows damaged vehicles after a blast in Quetta's Kandhari Bazar on Saturday. — Photo by author

At least one person was killed and 10 others were injured in a blast in Quetta's Kandhari Bazar on Saturday, officials said.

Civil Hospital Quetta spokesperson Dr Wasim Baig confirmed the death of one person and said 10 others were brought to the hospital in injured condition.

According to the Counter Terrorism Department spokesperson, the blast was caused by explosive material fitted on a motorcycle.

He said many vehicles had been damaged in the blast.

The spokesperson added that security forces had cordoned off the area where the blast had occurred and were collecting evidence from the site.

Meanwhile, Balochistan Chief Minister Mir Abdul Qudoos Bizenjo expressed grief over the loss of life in the incident and issued directives for the provision of best possible medical treatment to the injured.

In a statement, he stressed the need for improving security measures in the city and assured that all required steps would be taken for the protection of people's lives and properties.



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