One killed, eight injured in suicide attack in Quetta

QUETTA: One person died while eight others injured in a suicide attack on Gulistan Road near Musa Check post area of Quetta Cantt on Sunday.

According to police, unidentified suicidal blew himself up on Gulistan road near Musa Check post area of Quetta, a busy area of the provincial capital, resultantly, one person died while eight others injured.

The blast was so intense that its voice was heard in far off places in Quetta. After the incident, the injured were shifted to Sandeman Provincial Hospital, Quetta, Shaheed Benazir Hospital, Quetta and Combined Military Hospital, Quetta cantt.

Police said that on information, teams of bomb disposal squad reached the site and collected evidences from the site of the incident. According to police, pedestrian suicide attacker blew himself up. Remains of the suicide attacker were recovered from the site of the incident.

Police said injured were being provided treatment in different hospitals of Quetta, including Sandeman Provincial Hospital, Quetta, Shaheed Benazir Hospital, Quetta and Combined Military Hospital, Quetta cantt. Victim of the suicide attack was identified as Tanveer while amongst the injured included Usman son of Fazal Dad, Qaim Khan son of Khan Muhammad, Fazal Muhammad son of Abdul Qadeer, Muhammad Anwar son of Sultan Shah and Thamas.