Pakistan: Blast near Quetta, SW Pakistan kills one, injures 6

27th Jun 2013

ISLAMABAD, (Xinhua): At least one person was killed and six others injured when a blast went off near Pakistan’s southwest city of Quetta on Thursday morning, reported local media Dunya.

According to the report, the blast took place at about 10:20 a. m. local time in Kuchlak, a town lying some 20 km to the northwest of Quetta, capital of Balochistan Province.

The report quoted eyewitnesses as saying it was a suicide blast.

One local TV channel Express said the blast occurred inside a mosque.

All the injured have been shifted to nearby hospital.

No further details about the blast are immediately available.

Editor: Mengjie


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