At least five people have been killed after a loud explosion rocked a madrassah located in Kuchlak area on the outskirts of Quetta.
The nature of the blast has not been ascertained as yet.
Several people injured in the blast have been shifted to Civil Hospital Quetta.
TV footage showed the blast caused extensive damage to the walls and ceiling of the seminary.
This is the fourth explosion that has taken place in Quetta over the past four weeks. On July 23, at least three people were killed and 18 were injured in a bomb attack in Quetta’s Eastern Bypass area.
On July 30, another attack took place near a police station in which five people were killed and 30 people were injured. The banned Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan had claimed responsibility for that blast. For more latest news Pakistan, visit 9newshd.tv