At least 12 killed in Balochistan shrine suicide blast


Quetta: At least 12 people were killed and several injured in a suicide blast at a shrine in Balochistan’s Jhal Magsi, Pakistani media reported on Thursday.

The explosion took place at the shrine at a time when scores of people had gathered to pay their respects. There was no immediate claim of responsibility.

“At least 12 people, including a police officer have been killed in the suicide blast,” Balochistan government spokesperson Anwarul Haq Kakar told Pakistani media.

According to hospital sources, condition of several people injured in the explosion is critical.

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