Five killed, 12 injured in IED blast inside mosque in Quetta

Five killed, 12 injured in IED blast inside mosque in Quetta

QUETTA: At least five people were killed and 12 others sustained injuries when an improvised explosive device (IED) exploded inside a mosque located in Kuchlak area on the outskirts of Quetta.
The people injured in the blast have been shifted to Civil Hospital Quetta.
An initial investigation report by the police said the explosion was carried out with an improvised explosive device (IED) which was planted inside the mosque.
Police said the injured have been shifted to nearby hospitals for treatment, while emergency has been declared at Civil Hospital Quetta.
Police have cordoned off the area and a bomb disposal squad has been requested.
The blast comes 10 days after a bomb attack in Quetta’s Mission Road area left one person dead and 10 others injured.

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