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Thursday, June 28, 2012

Blast targets bus carrying pilgrims in Quetta, 8 killed


By Web Desk
Published: June 28, 2012


A blast in the Hazarganji area of Quetta targeted a bus carrying pilgrims from Taftan to the provincial capital. PHOTO: EXPRESS

QUETTA: A blast in the Hazarganji area of Quetta targeted a bus carrying pilgrims from Taftan to the provincial capital on Thursday, Express News reported. Eight people were killed a number of people were injured.

Eyewitnesses said that the bus was carrying pilgrims from Taftan and it was targeted when it was passing near a fruit market in the Hazarganji area.

Initial reports also state that four policemen on the mobile were injured after the blast.

There is no confirmation on the nature of the blast as yet.

It has also been reported that the bus was destroyed as a result of the blast.

The injured were shifted to Civil hospital and Bolan Medical Complex.

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