Bombings kill 1, injure 12 in SW Pakistan – Anadolu Agency


KARACHI, Pakistan

At least one person was killed and a dozen others were injured in twin blasts in southwest Pakistan on Thursday, police and local media reported.

The blasts — one after another — took place in a busy street of Quetta, capital of Balochistan province, Liaquat Shahwani, a provincial government spokesperson told reporters.

The injured included seven policemen and two journalists, according to local broadcaster Dunya News.

The first improvised explosive device (IED) blast took place at a transport company office located at Quetta’z busy Khezi Chowk, followed by another after some time, the police said.

Zubair Ahmad, a local journalist, lost his both legs in the second blast as he rushed to the scene after the first blast, the broadcaster reported.

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