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Sunday, June 17, 2012

Quetta: Blast hits IT University bus, 3 students killed, over 50 injured

Staff Report

QUETTA: A bomb blast ripped through a bus of IT University Balochistan, killing three students and wounding over 50 others on Monday morning, SAMAA reports.

The explosion took place when a bus of Balochistn IT University was travelling through Samangali road area of the city, CCPO Quetta, Mir Zubair said. He said three students died on the spot while some 50 had been wounded.

The bus was carrying 70 students at the time of blast.

Police and rescue teams arrived at the scene and shifted the injured to Civil Hospital and Bolan Medical Complex were emergency was declared.

Medics confirm more than 50 students have been received injured at hospitals, of them seven in critical condition. Some passersby and children were also among those injured.

According to bomb disposal squad 40 to 50 kilograms of explosives were used in the blast, adding that it was planted in a car at roadside and detonated through remote-controlled. -- SAMAA

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