1 killed, 16 injured in explosion


QUETTA: A man was killed and 16 were injured in an explosion here Sunday.

According to details an explosion took place near Meezan Chowk here this afternoon. Meezan Chowk a most busy shopping Centre is located in the heart of City.

Police said bomb was planted in a motorcycle which was parked in the area. As a result one person died and 16others including two women and children were injured. Injured were identified as Mohsin ali, Gul Baran, Noor Mohammad, Qila Khan, Yunus Khan, Abid Shah, Zainullah, Abdul Qadir, Abdullah, Sher Khan, Adam Khan, Naseem Bukhari, Abdul Ali, Fida Mohammad, Bibi Saima, Bibi Nekzada. Some motorcycles were also damaged.

Police and FC reached the scene and cordoned the area. Injured were shifted to civil hospital for treatment. Condition of four of them is stated to be very serious.