Six injured as blast hits forces’ vehicle in Southwest Pakistan

Injured people are seen in an ambulance after the severe earthquake in northwest Pakistan's Peshawar, Oct. 27, 2015. Pakistani Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid said on Tuesday that the country would not seek international aid for the people affected by the powerful earthquake that killed nearly 250 people and displaced thousands others. (Xinhua/Umar Qayyum)

At least six people were injured when a bomb went off near a vehicle of paramilitary troops in Pakistan’s southwest Quetta city on Monday morning, local media reported.

Dunya TV said that the vehicle of Frontier Corps (FC) was targeted by a roadside planted bomb when it was passing by Northern Bypass area of Quetta, the capital city of the country’s southwest Balochistan province.

The injured people were shifted to a nearby hospital where two of them are said to be in critical condition.

No group has claimed responsibility for the attack yet.

Security forces cordoned off the area for investigations. Enditem

Source: Xinhua/

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