Suicide bomber attacks army truck killing 20 injuring 40 at Quetta’s Pishin Stop

M. M. ALAM

QUETTA: A motorcycle-riding suicide bomber exploded himself near an Army truck killing 20 (including eight army personnel) and injuring 40 here at Pishin Stop on Saturday 12th August. 

According to details some 25-30 kgs of explosives was used laden with  ball bearings.

Wounded, many in critical condition, have been taken to Combined Military Hospital.

While Interior Minster Ahsan Iqbal rushed to Quetta, Baluchistan Home Minister called it a ‘huge blast’ targeting the security forces. 

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Explosion near Pishin Stop in Quetta, 20 dead

Explosion near Pishin Stop in Quetta, 20 dead

QUETTA: At least 20 people were reportedly killed and 40 others injured in an explosion near Pishin Stop in Quetta, police said.

Rescue teams reached the scene of the blast and shifted the injured to the nearby hospital.

Security forces have cordoned off the area.

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