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At least 22 killed, 28 injured in Quetta Polling blast

QUETTA: A powerful blast struck Quetta this morning, killing at least 22 people and injuring 28 others. The explosion occurred outside a polling station near Eastern Bypass area. According to sources at the Civil Hospital, it is learnt that 22 people have died in the blast while 28 others wounded. They feared that the death toll could increase, as most of the injured were in serious condition. Follow live updates of the elections 2018 The constituency, where the latest terror attack occurred, is NA-260. DIG Javed Akbar…

Five policemen martyred in series of blasts in Quetta

QUETTA: Five policemen embraced martyrdom while eight Frontier Corps personnel were injured after a series of blasts in Balochistan province's Quetta city, ARY News reported on Tuesday. According to ARY News correspondent, at least two terrorists attacked a FC checkpost in Mian Ghundi area of the Balochistan capital leaving eight security forces' personnel injured. The paramilitary troops had opened fire at the attackers, who detonated their explosives, wounding eight soldiers. Both the suicide bombers died. About…

Cowardly attacks reinforce our resolve to fight terrorism: Interior minister

QUETTA: Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal on Sunday said that security forces have broken the backbone of terrorists and will soon eliminate the remaining militants who are carrying out cowardly attacks to make their presence felt.  Accompanied by Balochistan Chief Minister Sanaullah Khan Zehri and home minister Mir Sarfaraz Bugti, the interior minister was addressing a press conference in Qeutta a day after a powerful bomb blast hit an on-duty army truck at Pishin bus stop in Quetta on Saturday night, leaving at least 15…

Independence Day to be celebrated to honour sacrifices of martyred: Gen Bajwa

QUETTA: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa arrived in the provincial capital of Balochistan on Sunday to visit the victims of a bomb blast that claimed the lives of fifteen people including eight army personnel.  According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Gen Bajwa attended the funeral prayers of the martyred personnel in the terror attack, and also visited and inquired about the well-being of the injured at CMH Quetta. The army chief said that state institutions should cooperate and play its…

PM Nawaz Sharif condemns Quetta bombing

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has condemned the bombing on Quetta’s Gulistan road that left 11 dead and over a dozen injured on Friday morning, ARY News reported. The premier in a statement said terrorists were targeting innocent citizens in the holy month of Ramazan. "Such a cowardly attack is the reflection of the terrorists' evil nature." PM Nawaz said the whole nation was united against terrorism and those involved in such brutal acts will be brought to justice. He  asked the provincial government to…

Child dies, two hurt in Quetta grenade attack

QUETTA: A child killed and two others were injured in a in a hand grenade attack in the outlying Jinnah Town here on Monday, ARY News reported. The injured were shifted to Civil Hospital Quetta where doctors pronounced the condition of the injured as stable and out of danger. Security forces reached on the blast scene and cordoned off the area to conduct search operation on suspicion that any attacker likely to be present in the area. The motive behind the blast could not be ascertained. According to eye witnesses,…