Blast in Pakistani city Quetta leave 65 dead, more than 180 injured (VIDEO)


A bomb blast in populated Pakistani grocery market killed 65 people and injured more than 180 people in Quetta (south-west Pakistan). In the statement given by the Police, the possibility of more casualties being stuck in rubble in the ethnic Hazara region of Quetta was also raised.

Quetta market bomb

The last blast took place in Quetta on January 10 when a suicide bomber attacked a snooker club leading to the death of 91 people and 121 injured. This incident led to ousting of government in the neighboring area of Balochistan, an unstable region sharing its borders with Iran and Afghanistan.

Source: Guardian, LA Times, USA Today

Published by Bhavesh Kumar

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