QUETTA, \ (SANA): At least 22 people were killed and 65 other were injured in an explosion that took place in Hazara Town, Quetta on Sunday. The condition of the injured ones is said to be critical and death toll is likely to rise.
According to initial reports, the explosion which took place outside the Abu Talib imambargah was caused by a suicide bomb attack.” It’s a congested area. There are also a few shops around,”
Rescue teams reached the site of the explosion immediately.
The injured were taken to the CMH hospital while the dead bodies were shifted to the Civil Hospital. Soon after the attack, people started aerial firing.
Electricity supply was suspended in the area.” The darkness is proving to be a hindrance for the rescue teams,” said the media persons present there at the site.
Jaffaria Alliance announced ‘youm-e-sog ‘for three days following the attack. Majlis-e-Wehdat-e-Muslimeen said it will hold nationwide protests against the recent series of suicide attacks happening in the country.