Pakistan: Explosion heard near Al Khair Hospital in Quetta



Days after suicide bomber blew himself up in civil hospital, On Thursday a loud explosion heard near Al Khair Hospital in Quetta in which four people reportedly injured, police said.

According to rescue officials, two civilians and two security officials were injured in a roadside blast targeting a vehicle belonging to the Anti-Terrorism Squad in Balochistan’s provincial capital, near Al Khair Hospital.

The bomb was planted along the side of the Zarghon Road and exploded as the vehicle passed by, media quoted the police as saying.

The explosion comes just after a suicide bombing at the emergency ward of Quetta’s Civil Hospital on Monday that killed over 70 people, mostly lawyers and journalists, media reported.

A combing operation is ongoing throughout Quetta following Monday’s blast.

Wefornews Bureau

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