QUETTA: At least four people have been killed and 14 injured in an explosion on Quetta’s Jinnah Road, Edhi sources told.
According to police, the explosion occurred near Saleem complex, however, it’s nature is being confirmed at the moment.
The injured persons have been transported to the hospital.
Soon after the explosion, law enforcement agencies reached the spot and cordoned off the area to probe into the incident.
The blast was heard far and wide causing panic in the provincial capital.
The School of Government Science is located in one of the busiest areas in Quetta City.
Balochistan Chief Minister Mir Quddus Bizenjo strongly condemned the terrorist attack. The CM has directed police to submit a report in this regard.
Bizenjo also directed the hospital staff to ensure the provision of better medical treatment to the injured of the blast.
Home Minister Balochistan, Mir Ziaullah Langove visited the trauma center at civil hospital Quetta and inquired about the health condition of the injured. The provincial minister strongly condemned the terror act and said that the perpetrators of the blast would be brought to justice.