Blast in Pakistan’s Quetta kills two, wounds many: Officials


At least two people have been killed and several others wounded after a bomb targeted a security personnel vehicle in the southwestern Pakistani city of Quetta, officials say.

The attack took place at an intersection near the city’s busy Liaqat market on Tuesday evening, police said.

“Two people have been killed and the number of injured is 14,” said Waseem Baig, spokesman for the city’s main government hospital.

The explosives were packed on a motorcycle, although it was unclear if the attack involved a suicide attacker or if the bomb was planted to go off via remote control or a timer, said police official Mushtaq Hussain.

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Source: Al Jazeera