Pakistan: Blast in Quetta leaves three people, including DSP, killed
Quetta: Three people, including a deputy superintendent of police (DSP), were killed and 25 others were hurt in a bomb blast close to a police van at Quetta's Fatima Jinnah Road in Pakistan on Wednesday, media reports said.
Speaking to the media, DIG Operations Fida Hussain was quoted as saying by Dawn News that a police mobile from the City police station was in the area around 7pm when a loud explosion took place.
He said that the nature of the blast was being ascertained.
Three people, including a deputy superintendent of police (DSP), were killed and 25 others were hurt in bomb blast close to a police van at Quetta's Fatima Jinnah Road in Pakistan on Wednesday, media reports said. #quetta #pakistan #pakistanblast #quettablast pic.twitter.com/6VQDwjDNLB— India Blooms (@indiablooms) March 2, 2022
He said 2-2.5 kilogrammes of explosives were used in the blast.
Quetta Civil Hospital Spokesperson Dr Waseem Baig told Dawn News that the injured were being transported to the hospital for medical treatment.
Balochistan Chief Minister Mir Abdul Qudoos Bizenjo condemned the blast.
"Cowardly terrorists targeted innocent citizens in a terrorist attack," he was quoted as saying by Dawn News.
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