QUETTA: At least seven people were injured, three of them seriously, in a grenade attack at Khuram-i-Dad Chowk on Wednesday night, officials said.

The injured include a woman and a minor girl.

According to police, some motorcyclists hurled a hand grenade at the roundabout near Safeer mosque, leaving seven people injured.

Police and personnel of other law-enforcement agencies rushed to the blast scene and shifted the injured to civil hospital.

The attackers escaped from the area after the attack.

“We are investigating who was the target of the attack,” police officials said, adding that a check-post of the Frontier Corps was also located at the Khuram-i-Dad Chowk to protect Imambargah of Kalan.

Published in Dawn, September 8th, 2022

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