Pakistan: 28 killed as back-to-back blasts hit Balochistan on eve of general elections

At least 28 people were killed while over 40 suffered injuries after back-to-back blasts hit Balochistan’s Pishin and Qila Saifullah on Wednesday, officials said.

he incidents come a day before general elections are scheduled to be held in the country. Pakistan has recently witnessed an uptick in terrorism, particularly in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan, raising security concerns. The first blast occurred in Pishin’s Khanozai union council, situated at an hour’s distance from Quetta, a little after noon. DC Mandokhail said the explosive material was planted in a motorcycle parked in the area.

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Source: Dawn News