3 killed, 20 injured in bomb explosion in Pak's Balochistan

3 killed, 20 injured in bomb explosion in Pak's Balochistan

The bomb exploded while people were busy shopping for Ramzan. Photograph: (Getty)

PTI Islamabad, Pakistan Jun 24, 2016, 04.46 PM (IST)
At least three people were killed and another 20 injured when a bomb ripped through a busy square in Pakistan's Balochistan province, police said today.

The bomb was planted on a motorbike parked along the road in Almo Chowk of Quetta city and it exploded when people were busy in shopping during the holy month of Ramzan.

"Three people were killed and 20 injured in the attack," a police official said.

The victims were shifted to the Civil Hospital Quetta, where some of them were said to be in critical condition.

Security personnel rushed to the place of attack and have started investigations, he said.

Nobody has claimed responsibility for the attack but Taliban and Baloch nationalist militants are active in the area.

(PTI)

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Nobody has claimed responsibility yet but Taliban and Baloch nationalist militants are active in the area

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