QUETTA: According to police, Five of the labourers and two passers-by got injured in a hand grenade blast on Quetta’s Smagli Road on Wednesday. a grenade was lobbed at labourers working on an under-construction bridge.
On getting information, heavy contingents of law enforcement agencies and ambulances reached the scene. The injured were shifted to a nearby hospital for medical attention.
The law enforcers cordoned off the area and began collecting evidence. A search operation was launched to arrest the culprits.
Last month, four people were injured in a hand grenade blast on Quetta’s Sariab Road. Some explosive material fitted on a motorcycle had gone off, resulting injuries to four people.
On Aug 11, at least six people were killed and 21 others had sustained wounds when a blast ripped through the Chaman’s Mall Road area. The remote-controlled bomb was planted on a motorbike.