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Friday, July 17, 2015

Tragedy averted? Suicide bomb attack in Quetta leaves two dead


By Zafar Baloch / Faraz Khan
Published: July 18, 2015



A car damaged in the blast. PHOTO: EXPRESS


QUETTA: At least two people were killed when a suicide bomber detonated his explosives near Sardar Bahadur Khan Women University on on Brewery road.

According to initial details, security guards had intercepted a suspect who was trying to enter Hazara Town. On being stopped, the bomber reportedly detonated the explosives, killing two people.

Soon after the blast, officials of the FC and Police cordon off the area. The bomb disposal squad was also called in to determine then nature of the blast and its possible target.

Meanwhile, the bodies of the victims were shifted to the nearest hospitals.

Brewery road has high security arrangements because of the Sardar Bahadur Khan Women University.

In June 2013 suicide attack on the bus carrying university students took place, which killed at least 14 students and injured many others.

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