Two killed in Panjgur market blast


At least two persons were killed with several injured in a cracker blast that took place in Balochistan’s Panjgur district on Thursday.

According to initial inputs, the incident occurred at Chitkan Market of Panjgur, a west Balochistan which is 518.9km away from provincial capital Quetta.

Explosive material was placed in a motorcycle, reports said and added that the blast damaged several nearby vehicles and buildings.

The people killed were reportedly in a car that was damaged and caught fire after the blast.

Security forces immediately cordoned off the area and initiated a search operation to secure the site. Rescue teams shifted the dead and injured to a hospital for treatment.