Quetta: 4 including 3 kids hurt in grenade attack
QUETTA: According to the Daily Times Monday, at least four people, including three children, were injured in a hand grenade attack in Chaki Shawani on Sunday. According to official sources, some unidentified assailants riding a motorbike hurled a hand grenade and fired at some children who were playing in Sardarabad colony. It landed in the street and exploded, injuring three minors identified as three-year-old Waseem, Mohammad Ismail, 4, Khutab Khan, 4, and 50-year old Din Mohammad. The assailants managed to escape from the scene after committing the crime. According to sources, the assailants meant to attack on a policeman’s residence which is situated in the street where the incident took place. The police and security forces rushed to the spot and cordoned off the area. The injured were taken to Provincial Sandeman Hospital for treatment. No group has claimed the responsibility of attack so far, however a case has been registered and investigations are underway. Hand grenade attacks on residences of police personnel and settlers take place every passing day in Quetta and in other parts of province.