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Blast reported near Quetta

January 15, 2013

Investigators stand near the site of a bomb blast in Balochistan. — Photo by Reuters/File

QUETTA: A blast was reported on Tuesday near the cattle market situated 15 kilometres away from Quetta, DawnNews reported.

Police and rescue teams had reached the site of the explosion.

Quetta is the capital of Balochistan province which has seen an upswing in violence recently and is suffering from a separatist insurgency, sectarian violence and Taliban militants.