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People chant slogans next to the bodies of their relatives awaiting burial, who were killed in Thursday's deadly bombings in Quetta. — Photo by AP

QUETTA: A blast killed a child and injured another person in Brewery road area of Quetta on Saturday night, police said.

Wazir Khan Nasar, the Deputy Inspector General Police told Dawn.Com that the militants planted an improvised explosive device near an internet cafe in Brewery road area.

“The blast killed a passerby child and injured another person,” he said. Nasar said the blast caused damage to the internet cafe and other nearby shops.

Brewery road is almost five km west of Alamdar road, where thousands of Shia Hazaras are currently staging a sit-in to protest deaths of their community members.

The incident has happened a day after a series of blasts that killed 97 people in Quetta.

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