2 killed, 28 injured in Pakistan blast: Police

PTI
Islamabad, Pakistan Published: Feb 06, 2021, 01:46 PM(IST)

Representative image | Policemen inspect the site of a bomb attack in Pakistan Photograph:( AFP )

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The first blast took place in Sibi in which 24 people were injured while hours later the second explosion took place in Quetta and was apparently aimed at a Kashmir Day rally, killing two people and leaving four others injured

 At least two people were killed and 28 others injured as two bomb blasts rocked the cities of Quetta and Sibi in the restive Balochistan province of Pakistan on Friday, police said.

The first blast took place in Sibi in which 24 people were injured while hours later the second explosion took place in Quetta and was apparently aimed at a Kashmir Day rally, killing two people and leaving four others injured.

Police officials said that two bodies were shifted to Quetta civil hospital after the incident.

Aurangzeb Badini, Deputy Commissioner of Quetta and a retired major, confirmed that the initial investigations hinted the blast was targeted at a Kashmir Solidarity Day rally that was passing from the area.

He added that the nature of the blast couldn't be ascertained as yet. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attacks.

Earlier, 16 people were injured when a blast went off near another rally in Sibi district, according to police sources.
 

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