2 hurt in Quetta bomb blast
QUETTA: At least two people sustained injuries in a bomb blast that took place on the Gulistan Road here on Monday. According to preliminary information provided by the police to APP, unknown men had planted an explosive device into a bicycle and parked it on Gulistan Road near a check post near police line in cantonment area.
Two passers-by received injuries when the explosive planted in the bicycle exploded, police said. Soon after the incident, heavy contingent of Frontier Corps, police and other law enforcement agencies rushed to the site and cordoned off the entire area.
The injured have been shifted to the civil hospital Quetta for medical treatment. The bomb disposal squad has collected the pieces of the exploded bicycle. Further investigation is underway.
Meanwhile, Unknown armed men gunned down a man over an old enmity here at Goth Awal Shah area of Jhal Magsi district on Monday. According to the Levies Force, the victim Abdul Qadir was on his way home when gunmen opened fire on him and fled from the scene killing him on the spot.
The body of the deceased was handed over to the heirs after legal formalities. In a separate case, unknown gunmen on Monday shot dead a Hindu trader in the main bazaar of Mastung. Police said that Hindu trader was killed when unidentified armed men opened fire at him. The deceased was identified as Deewan. He was shifted to a nearby hospital for legal formalities. Later, the dead body was handed over to the heirs.