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Six injured in Quetta blast

By Our Staff Correspondent 2016-07-23
QUETTA: Six people, including a five-year-old girl, were injured in a bomb blast on Double Road in the Sariab area on Friday.

According to sources, the explosive device was placed on the middle of the road and it was detonated by remote control. The blast rocked the entire Sariab area on the outskirts of the provincial capital.

SSP Naddem Abbas said that security personnel might be the target of the blast.

The injured were taken to the Civil Hospital, where the condition one of them is stated to be critical.

Some vehicles were damaged and windowpanes of nearby buildings were smashed by the impact of the powerful blast.

Police have taken a suspectintocustodyforinterrogation.