Quetta rocked by second explosion at Saryab Road

QUETTA: Quetta, the capital of Balochistan, was rocked by an explosion for the second time in a single day.

According to a report, Rescue sources said that there have been reports of an explosion near the Burma Hotel located on Sariab Road in which two people were injured.

As per the report, the Quetta blast occurred near the SHO's vehicle on Saryab Road, however, SHO Ehsan Marwat and other staff were luckily unharmed.

Police officials confirmed to the media that it was a remote-controlled bomb and a two-kilogram explosive was used for the blast at Saryab Road.

It should be noted that earlier today, a bomb blast took place in Qandhari Bazar in which at least four people including two policemen were killed and 18 were injured.

The SSP Operations said that probably, the bomb was fixed on a motorcycle that exploded at the Bacha Chowk in Qandhari Bazar. He said the condition of the two injured persons is serious in the hospital.