Pakistan: Blast in Quetta's Hazarganji claims 16 lives

Pakistan: Blast in Quettas Hazarganji claims 16 lives


Quetta (Pakistan): At least 16 people were killed and several others severely injured in an explosion in Quetta's Hazarganji this morning.

According to sources, the explosion occurred at a potato stall at a vegetable market. The number of injured could rise. They have been taken to the Bolan Medical Complex Hospital and Civil Hospital. An emergency has been declared at both hospitals. Security forces have sealed the area.

Sources added that a car belonging to members of the Hazara community was targeted in the attack. However, they could not confirm whether the bomb was planted or thrown at the vehicle.

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