Blast in Khuzdar kills one, injures 13


One person was killed and 13 others were wounded in a blast in Khuzdar city of Balochistan on Sunday.

Majeed Marri, a police officer told media that the bomb went off near Arbab Complex area of Balochistan’s Khuzdar district. The blast damaged shops and smashed the glasses of nearby houses in the area.

The victims were rushed to Civil Hospital Khuzdar for medical treatment where an emergency was imposed. “The number of injured likely to be increased,” the official said.

Police and personnel of frontier corps reached the spot to investigate into the blast. Motive behind the blast could not be ascertained yet, the police officer said.

No one had claimed responsibility for the incident.

Khuzdar is considered to be one of the most sensitive districts of Balochistan. Targeted killings, bombings and rocket attacks have claimed scores of lives in the district and forced many to migrate to Sindh and other parts of Balochistan.