3 killed, 10 injured in Quetta blast

Around 80kg of explosive material was planted in a car.

Web Desk August 05, 2012

QUETTA: A woman and two children were killed while 10 others were injured in a blast in Faizabad, Quetta, Express News reported on Sunday.

According to initial reports, the blast took place in a house when around 80kg of explosive material, planted in a car, exploded. The explosion destroyed the house completely and damaged others.

Bomb Disposal Squad (BDS) reached the crime scene.

Injured were shifted to the civil hospital, however they could not be provided with immediate medical aid as the doctors and paramedical staff were on strike.

Earlier in June, two people were killed while 12 others sustained injuries in a blast in the Ghosabad area of Quetta. Express News correspondent Arif Mehmood reported that the blast took place inside a mosque at a time when people were gathering for evening prayers.