QUETTA: At least seven people, including three women and two children were killed and 14 others injured in a landmine blast in Garesha area of Naal Teshil district in Khuzdar, Balochistan on Wednesday.
According to sources, inflammable substance was lit in a house where mines were kept, resulting in fire and a huge explosion.
“The mines were kept in house to destroy the mountains," a source said.
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However, DC Khuzdar Captain (retd) Sarmad Saleem said "a fire accidentally broke out when children of Khate Chak village were playing, which engulfed a wide area leading to blast in a room filled with explosives used for mining."
The injured were shifted to civil hospital Khuzdar, Naal and Karachi.
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