QUETTA (9 News) – As many as 10 people, including station house officers (SHOs) of Kaharotabad and Airport, were injured in a blast at Khaizi Chowk, Quetta on Thursday.
The injured have been shifted to trauma centre.
A heavy contingent of police reached the spot and sealed the area.
Balochistan Home Minister Ziaullah Lango condemned the blast, saying that anti-state elements are trying to disrupt law and order. He ordered to provide the best possible medical treatment to the injured.
He ordered the law enforcement agencies to tighten security across the province.
On August 6, two people were killed while seven injured in a blast near Haideri Market on Mission Road. According to rescue sources, the injured have been shifted to hospital and being provided medical treatment.
Meanwhile, security forces have reached the spot and cordoned off the area.
On July 30, Five people, including a policeman, were killed and 32 others injured in a blast near a vehicle of the security forces at Meezan Chowk.
Three of the injured have been shifted to Civil Hospital. Law enforcement agencies have reached the site and cordoned off the area. According to the preliminary report, 5-6 kilograms of explosives were used in the blast. The condition of six injured is stated to be critically.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Imran Khan has expressed grief over profound loss of precious lives in the blast.
On July 23, eight people including five policemen were martyred and 22 others were injured in two ‘linked to each other’ acts of terrorism in Dera Ismail Khan on Sunday.
Two unidentified assailants, who were riding a motorcycle, opened fire on on-duty policemen at Kotla Saidan check-post on Daraban Road. The firing left two police constables fatally wounded.