Balochistan violence: Quetta grenade attack injures 10

Police said unknown armed men riding a motorcycle hurled a grenade in the Sariab area of the provincial capital.


Our Correspondent September 20, 2013
Police said unknown armed men riding a motorcycle hurled a grenade in the Sariab area of the provincial capital. PHOTO: CREATIVE COMMONS

QUETTA:


At least 10 people, including a child and a woman, were injured in a grenade attack at Balochistan Constabulary Line in Quetta on Thursday.


Police said unknown armed men riding a motorcycle hurled a grenade in the Sariab area of the provincial capital. As a result, ten people were injured.

The attackers sped away after the attack.

Frontier Constabulary and police rushed to the spot soon after the incident and cordoned off the area. The injured were taken to Bolan Medical Complex Teaching Hospital and Civil Hospital Quetta.

The Superintendant Police Sariab Bashir Brahvi confirmed that motorcycle riders had lobbed the grenade.

Among the injured was a Balochistan Constabulary operative Ghulam Murtaza and a levies officer Nisar Ahmed.   No group has claimed responsibility for the attack till the filing of this report.

Published in The Express Tribune, September 20th, 2013.

COMMENTS (2)

csmann | 8 years ago | Reply

Who else but Taliban can attack civilians?

ArXhaD | 8 years ago | Reply

ET.........Please stop posting AMU pics on prevailing law and order situation of the cournty. this speaks MEDIA ESCALATION. Moderator please advise Editorial Board as well

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