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One killed, nine injured in Hub blast

July 31, 2011

According to rescue and police sources, the blast occurred at around noon at Brishna hotel. – File Photo

QUETTA: At least one person was killed and nine others injured in a hand grenade attack in industrial town of Hub on Sunday.

“Unknown men riding a bike lobbed a hand grenade at people having lunch at a roadside restaurant,” a senior police official Muhammad Amin Khosa said adding, ten people sustained serious wounds and one of them succumbed to his injuries on the way to hospital.

The deceased was identified as Naeem. The assailants managed to escape.

The law enforcement personnel rushed to the site and cordoned off the entire area.

Some of the injured admitted in the hospital are stated to be in critical condition.