Blast near Quetta police station kills at least one


At least one person was killed and three wounded when a powerful explosion shook Quetta on Saturday. According to police, a bomb exploded near a police station in the Kuchlak area of Quetta, damaging cars and nearby buildings. Police cordoned off the area and, upon reports of a suspicious car parked in the vicinity, the bomb disposal squad was also called in. The three injured were shifted to the nearby district hospital. Senior police official Wazir Khan Nasir said that parts of a human body were found from the area which indicated that the explosion could either be a suicide attack, or that the bomb exploded while the attacker was planting it near the police station. However, he said that the exact nature of the blast could only be confirmed after police concludes its initial investigation.