QUETTA, Oct 23 (INP): A remote-controlled bomb
exploded near Hazarganji Sabzi Mandi in Quetta on
Monday morning, however, no loss of life has been
reported in the incident.
The explosion targeted a police van which was entering
the market. Several policemen were wounded in the
explosion as police vehicle also was badly damaged in
the incident while windows of nearby building were
shattered due to the blast.
Following the explosion, the security cordon has been
put in place in the entire area. The bomb disposal
squad also reached the site.
Officials of law enforcement agencies and bomb disposal
squad reached the site of the blast and launched a
According to Bomb Disposal Squad (BDS) officials, one
and a half kilograms of explosives were used in the
The incident occurred five days after a suicide bomber
rammed a car into a police truck on the outskirts of
the city of Quetta, killing five police officials and
two passers-by. Twenty two others were injured in the
Originally published by APP